EC - 1,4-α-glucan 6-α-glucosyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
1,4-α-glucan 6-α-glucosyltransferase
Other names:
1,4-α-D-glucan 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
oligoglucan-branching glycosyltransferase
1,4-α-D-glucan:1,4-α-D-glucan(D-glucose) 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
(1→4)-α-D-glucan:(1→4)-α-D-glucan(D-glucose) 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:0032001
CAS Registry Number: 9030-12-0


  1. Abdullah, M. and Whelan, W.J.
    Synthesis of α-1:6-glucosidic linkages by a transglycosylase from potato.
    Biochem. J. 75: 12P (1960).
  2. Barker, S.A. and Carrington, T.R.
    Studies of Aspergillus niger. Part II. Transglycosidation by Aspergillus niger.
    J. Chem. Soc. (Lond.) 3588-3593 (1953).
  3. Saroja, K., Venkataraman, R. and Giri, K.V.
    Transglucosidation in Penicillium chrysogenum Q-176. Isolation and identification of the oligosaccharide.
    Biochem. J. 60: 399-403 (1955). [PMID: 13239572]

[EC created 1965]