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dextrin dextranase

Pronunciation: deks'trin deks'tran-as

Definition: A glucosyltransferase transferring 1,4-a-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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