In association with EC 188.8.131.52 (xyloglucan 6-xylosyltransferase), this enzyme brings about the synthesis of xyloglucan; concurrent transfers of glucose and xylose are essential for this synthesis. Not identical with EC 184.108.40.206 cellulose synthase (UDP-forming).
Hayashi, T. and Matsuda, K. Biosynthesis of xyloglucan in suspension-cultured soybean cells. Occurrence and some properties of xyloglucan 4-β-D-glucosyltransferase and 6-α-D-xylosyltransferase. J. Biol. Chem.256 (1981) 11117–11122. [PMID: 6457048]
Hayashi, T. and Matsuda, K. Biosynthesis of xyloglucan in suspension-cultured soybean cells - synthesis of xyloglucan from UDP-glucose and UDP-xylose in the cell-free system. Plant Cell Physiol.22 (1981) 517–523.