show all | hide all No of entries

Information on EC 2.4.1.18 - 1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme

for references in articles please use BRENDA:EC2.4.1.18
Please wait a moment until all data is loaded. This message will disappear when all data is loaded.
EC Tree
     2 Transferases
         2.4 Glycosyltransferases
             2.4.1 Hexosyltransferases
                2.4.1.18 1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme
IUBMB Comments
Converts amylose into amylopectin. The accepted name requires a qualification depending on the product, glycogen or amylopectin, e.g. glycogen branching enzyme, amylopectin branching enzyme. The latter has frequently been termed Q-enzyme.
Specify your search results
Select one or more organisms in this record:
Word Map
The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria, Archaea
Synonyms
gbe, branching enzyme, glycogen branching enzyme, sbeiib, starch branching enzyme, sbeiia, sbeii, starch-branching enzyme, beiib, pvsbe2, more
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
COMMENTARY hide
ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
Transfers a segment of a (1->4)-alpha-D-glucan chain to a primary hydroxy group in a similar glucan chain
show the reaction diagram