EC - Amylosucrase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
Other names:
sucrose-1,4-sucrose:1,4-α-D-glucan 4-α-D-glucosyltransferase-glucan glucosyltransferase
sucrose—glucan glucosyltransferase
sucrose:1,4-α-D-glucan 4-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
sucrose:(1→4)-α-D-glucan 4-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:0047669
CAS Registry Number: 9032-11-5


  1. Feingold, D.S., Avigad, G. and Hestrin, S.
    Enzymic synthesis and reactions of a sucrose isomer α-D-galactopyranosyl-β-D-fructofuranoside.
    J. Biol. Chem. 224: 295-307 (1957).
  2. Hehre, E.J.
    Enzymic synthesis of polysaccharides: a biological type of polymerization.
    Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 11: 297-337 (1951).
  3. Hehre, E.J., Hamilton, D.M. and Carlson, A.S.
    Synthesis of a polsaccharide of the starch glycogen class from sucrose by a cell-free, bacterial enzyme system (amylosucrase).
    J. Biol. Chem. 177: 267-279 (1949).

[EC created 1961]