Medical Term:

dextrin dextranase

Pronunciation: deks′trin deks′tran-ās

Definition: A glucosyltransferase transferring 1,4-α-d-glucosyl residues, thus catalyzing the synthesis of dextrans (with 1,6 links between monosaccharide units) from dextrins (with 1,4 links) by glucose transfer.

Synonym(s): dextrin → dextran transglucosidase, dextrin 6-glucosyltransferase

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