EC - Dextrin dextranase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
dextrin dextranase
Other names:
dextran dextrinase
dextrin 6-glucosyltransferase
1,4-α-D-glucan:1,6-α-D-glucan 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
(1→4)-α-D-glucan:(1→6)-α-D-glucan 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050103
CAS Registry Number: 9032-13-7


  1. Hehre, E.J.
    Enzymic synthesis of polysaccharides: a biological type of polymerization.
    Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 11: 297-337 (1951).
  2. Hehre, E.J. and Hamilton, D.M.
    Bacterial conversion of dextrin into a polysaccharide with the serological properties of dextran.
    Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 71: 336-339 (1949).
  3. Hehre, E.J. and Hamilton, D.M.
    The biological synthesis of dextran from dextrins.
    J. Biol. Chem. 192: 161-174 (1953). [PMID: 14917661]

[EC created 1961]