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Accepted name: dextransucrase
Reaction: sucrose + [(1→6)-α-D-glucosyl]n = D-fructose + [(1→6)-α-D-glucosyl]n+1
Other name(s): sucrose 6-glucosyltransferase; SGE; CEP; sucrose-1,6-α-glucan glucosyltransferase; sucrose:1,6-α-D-glucan 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name: sucrose:(1→6)-α-D-glucan 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9032-14-8
1.  Bailey, R.W. Transglucosidase activity of rumen strains of Streptococcus bovis. 2. Isolation and properties of dextransucrase. Biochem. J. 72 (1959) 42–49. [PMID: 13651133]
2.  Bailey, R.W., Barker, S.A., Bourne, E.J. and Stacey, M. Immunopolysaccharides. Part VI. The isolation and properties of the dextransucrase of Betacoccus arabinosaceous. J. Chem. Soc. (Lond.) (1957) 3530–3536.
3.  Hehre, E.J. Enzymic synthesis of polysaccharides: a biological type of polymerization. Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 11 (1951) 297–337. [PMID: 24540594]
[EC created 1961]

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