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Accepted name: 1,4-β-D-xylan synthase
Reaction: UDP-D-xylose + [(1→4)-β-D-xylan]n = UDP + [(1→4)-β-D-xylan]n+1
Other name(s): uridine diphosphoxylose-1,4-β-xylan xylosyltransferase; 1,4-β-xylan synthase; xylan synthase; xylan synthetase; UDP-D-xylose:1,4-β-D-xylan 4-β-D-xylosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-D-xylose:(1→4)-β-D-xylan 4-β-D-xylosyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37277-73-9
1.  Bailey, R.W. and Hassid, W.Z. Xylan synthesis from uridine-diphosphate-D-xylose by particulate preparations from immature corncobs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 56 (1966) 1586–1593. [PMID: 16591393]
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