2.4.1.140: alternansucrase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about alternansucrase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

Transfers alternately an alpha-D-glucosyl residue from sucrose to the 6-position and the 3-position of the non-reducing terminal residue of an alpha-D-glucan, thus producing a glucan having alternating alpha-(1->6)- and alpha-(1->3)-linkages =

Synonyms

alternansucrase, glucansucrase, glucosyltransferase, sucrose-1,6(3)-alpha-glucan 6(3)-alpha-, sucrose:1,6-, 1,3-alpha-D-glucan 3-alpha- and 6-alpha-D-glucosyltransferase

ECTree

     2 Transferases
         2.4 Glycosyltransferases
             2.4.1 Hexosyltransferases
                2.4.1.140 alternansucrase