The glucansucrases transfer a D-glucosyl residue from sucrose to a glucan chain. They are classified based on the linkage by which they attach the transferred residue. In some cases, in which the enzyme forms more than one linkage type, classification relies on the relative proportion of the linkages that are generated. This enzyme extends the glucan chain by an alpha(1->3) linkage.
EC 126.96.36.1992 created 2019
Simpson CL, Cheetham NW, Giffard PM, Jacques NA
Four glucosyltransferases, GtfJ, GtfK, GtfL and GtfM, from Streptococcus salivarius ATCC 25975.
Puanglek S, Kimura S, Enomoto-Rogers Y, Kabe T, Yoshida M, Wada M, Iwata T
In vitro synthesis of linear alpha-1,3-glucan and chemical modification to ester derivatives exhibiting outstanding thermal properties.
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