EC 22.214.171.124 - α-1,3-glucan synthase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
uridine diphosphoglucose-1,3-α-glucan glucosyltransferase
19752 [IUBMB][(1→3)-α-D-glucosyl]n[(1->3)-alpha-D-glucosyl]nPOLYMER:11150Formula: H2O(C6H10O5)n
Charge: (0)(0)nUDP-α-D-glucoseUDP-alpha-D-glucoseName origin: UniProt - CHECKED (C)Formula: C15H22N2O17P2
Charge: -2ChEBI compound status: CHECKED (C)<=>[(1→3)-α-D-glucosyl]n+1[(1->3)-alpha-D-glucosyl]n+1POLYMER:11151Formula: H2O(C6H10O5)n+1
Charge: (0)(0)n+1H+H(+)Name origin: UniProt - CHECKED (C)Formula: H
Charge: 1ChEBI compound status: CHECKED (C)
A glucan primer is needed to begin the reaction, which brings about elongation of the glucan chains.
Links to other databases
[Extension of the length of glucan chain by 1,3-α-D-glucansynthase from Streptococcus mutans serotype.] (in Japanese)Koku Eisei Gakkai Zasshi 37: 516-517 (1987).
[EC 126.96.36.199 created 1990]