Pronunciation: glu'kan glu-ko'sil-trans'fer-as
Definition: A glucosyltransferase that transfers an a-glucosyl residue in a 1,4-a-glucan to the primary hydroxyl group of glucose in a 1,4-a-glucan.
Synonym(s): oligoglucan-branching glycosyltransferase
See Also: 1,4-a-d-glucan-branching enzyme
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