glucosyltransferase

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glu·co·syl·trans·fer·ase

(glū'kō-sil-trans'fĕr-ās),
Any enzyme that transfers glucosyl groups from one compound to another; glucosyltransferases are in EC subclass 2.4 (glycosyltransferases).
Synonym(s): transglucosylase

glu·co·syl·trans·fer·ase

(glū'kō-sil-trans'fĕr-ās)
Any enzyme transferring glucosyl groups from one compound to another.
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Adherence of Streptococcus sanguis clinical isolates to smooth surfaces and interaction of the isolates to smooth surfaces and interaction of the isolates with Streptococcus mutans glucosyltransferase.
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Identification of amino acid residues in Streptococcus mutans glucosyltransferases influencing the structure of the glucan product.
Functional analyses of a conserved region in glucosyltransferases of Streptococcus mutans.
But it's possible to create new or enhanced functionalities for starch by enzymatically changing its structural properties using glucosyltransferases, such as phosphorylases and branching enzymes.
Structure of a flavonoid glucosyltransferase reveals the basis for plant natural product modification.
Glucosyltransferase inactivation reduces dental caries.