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EC 2.4.1.2     
Accepted name: dextrin dextranase
Reaction: [(1→4)-α-D-glucosyl]n + [(1→6)-α-D-glucosyl]m = [(1→4)-α-D-glucosyl]n-1 + [(1→6)-α-D-glucosyl]m+1
Other name(s): dextrin 6-glucosyltransferase; dextran dextrinase; 1,4-α-D-glucan:1,6-α-D-glucan 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name: (1→4)-α-D-glucan:(1→6)-α-D-glucan 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9032-13-7
References:
1.  Hehre, E.J. Enzymic synthesis of polysaccharides: a biological type of polymerization. Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 11 (1951) 297–337.
2.  Hehre, E.J. and Hamilton, D.M. Bacterial conversion of dextrin into a polysaccharide with the serological properties of dextran. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 71 (1949) 336–339.
3.  Hehre, E.J. and Hamilton, D.M. The biological synthesis of dextran from dextrins. J. Biol. Chem. 192 (1953) 161–174. [PMID: 14917661]
[EC 2.4.1.2 created 1961]
 
 


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