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Entry
EC 2.4.1.2                  Enzyme                                 

Name
dextrin dextranase;
dextrin 6-glucosyltransferase;
dextran dextrinase;
1,4-alpha-D-glucan:1,6-alpha-D-glucan 6-alpha-D-glucosyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(1->4)-alpha-D-glucan:(1->6)-alpha-D-glucan 6-alpha-D-glucosyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
[(1->4)-alpha-D-glucosyl]n + [(1->6)-alpha-D-glucosyl]m = [(1->4)-alpha-D-glucosyl]n-1 + [(1->6)-alpha-D-glucosyl]m+1 [RN:R02121 R06184]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
[(1->4)-alpha-D-glucosyl]n;
[(1->6)-alpha-D-glucosyl]m
Product
[(1->4)-alpha-D-glucosyl]n-1;
[(1->6)-alpha-D-glucosyl]m+1
History
EC 2.4.1.2 created 1961
Reference
1
  Authors
Hehre, E.J.
  Title
Enzymic synthesis of polysaccharides: a biological type of polymerization.
  Journal
Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 11 (1951) 297-337.
Reference
2
  Authors
Hehre, E.J. and Hamilton, D.M.
  Title
Bacterial conversion of dextrin into a polysaccharide with the serological properties of dextran.
  Journal
Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 71 (1949) 336-339.
Reference
3  [PMID:14917661]
  Authors
HEHRE EJ.
  Title
The biological synthesis of dextran from dextrins.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 192 (1951) 161-74.
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CAS: 
9032-13-7

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