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EC 2.4.1.205     
Accepted name: galactogen 6β-galactosyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-galactose + galactogen = UDP + (1→6)-β-D-galactosylgalactogen
Other name(s): uridine diphosphogalactose-galactogen galactosyltransferase; 1,6-D-galactosyltransferase; β-(1-6)-D-galactosyltransferase; UDP-galactose:galactogen β-1,6-D-galactosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-galactose:galactogen 6-β-D-galactosyltransferase
Comments: Galactogen from Helix pomatia is the most effective acceptor.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 88273-54-5
References:
1.  Goudsmit, E.M., Ketchum, P.A., Grossens, M.K. and Blake, D.A. Biosynthesis of galactogen: identification of a β-(1→6)-D-galactosyltransferase in Helix pomatia albumen glands. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 992 (1989) 289–297. [PMID: 2505854]
[EC 2.4.1.205 created 1992]
 
 


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