EC - 1,3-β-glucan synthase

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Accepted name:
1,3-β-glucan synthase
Other names:
(1,3)-β-glucan (callose) synthase
1,3-β-D-glucan synthase
1,3-β-D-glucan synthetase
1,3-β-D-glucan—UDP glucosyltransferase
1,3-β-glucan-uridine diphosphoglucosyltransferase
β-1,3-glucan synthase
β-1,3-glucan synthetase
UDP-glucose-1,3-β-glucan glucosyltransferase
UDP-glucose-β-glucan glucosyltransferase
UDP-glucose:(1,3)β-glucan synthase
UDP-glucose—3-β-D-glucan glucosyltransferase
callose synthase
callose synthetase
paramylon synthetase
uridine diphosphoglucose-1,3-β-glucan glucosyltransferase
1,3-β-D-glucan-UDP glucosyltransferase
UDP-glucose-1,3-β-D-glucan glucosyltransferase
UDP-glucose:1,3-β-D-glucan 3-β-D-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-glucose:(1→3)-β-D-glucan 3-β-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:0003843
CAS Registry Number: 9037-30-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (21) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Maréchal, L.R. and Goldemberg, S.H.
    Uridine diphosphate glucose-β-1,3-glucan β-3-glucosyltransferase from Euglena gracilis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 239 : 3163-3167 (1964). [PMID: 14245356]

[EC created 1972]