EC 2.4.1.10 - Levansucrase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 2.4.1.10

Names

Accepted name:
levansucrase
Other names:
β-2,6-fructan:D-glucose 1-fructosyltransferase
β-2,6-fructosyltransferase
sucrose 6-fructosyltransferase
sucrose:2,6-β-D-fructan 6-β-D-fructosyltransferase
sucrose:(2→6)-β-D-fructan 6-β-D-fructosyltransferase
Systematic name:
sucrose:[6)-β-D-fructofuranosyl-(2→]n α-D-glucopyranoside 6-β-D-fructosyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

Some other sugars can act as D-fructosyl acceptors.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050053
CAS Registry Number: 9030-17-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (66) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Hehre, E.J.
    Enzymic synthesis of polysaccharides: a biological type of polymerization.
    Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 11: 297-337 (1951).
  2. Hestrin, S., Feingold, D.S. and Avigad, G.
    The mechanism of polysaccharide production from sucrose. 3. Donor-acceptor specificity of levansucrase from Aerobacter levanicum.
    Biochem. J. 64: 340-351 (1956).
  3. Reese, E.T. and Avigad, G.
    Purification of levansucrase by precipitation with levan.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 113: 79-83 (1966). [PMID: 5940635]

[EC 2.4.1.10 created 1961]