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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In vitro effects of crude khat extracts on the growth, colonization, and glucosyltransferases of Streptococcus mutans.
mutans produces three glucosyltransferases (Gtf-B, -C, and -D) which are of central importance in dental plaque formation and development of caries (Ooshima et al.
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.
Compounds within the cranberry disrupt enzymes known as glucosyltransferases that bacteria use to build glucans.
Action of agents on glucosyltransferases from streptococcus mutans in solution and adsorbed to experimental pellicle.
Glucose is broken down by glucosyltransferase (GTF) into dextran, which becomes dental plaque.
It is now believed that CHQ, through its lysosomotropic effects of increasing intra-organellar pH, could impair the catalytic function of the glucosyltransferases involved in processing of HIV glycoproteins (135).
The enzymes that can do this include the glucosyltransferases, such as phosphorylases that elongate amylopectin side chains, and branching enzymes that increase the number of branching points.
Effect of a novel type of propolis and its chemical fractions on glucosyltransferases and on growth and adherence of mutans streptococci.
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.
The mRNAs encoding several yield-related enzymes including acetyl CoA carboxylase, glucosyltransferase, phosphate translocator, and lipoxygenase were reprogrammed by nucleotide solutions with concomitant changes in the accumulation of cellulosic biomass and vegetable oil in peanut [11, 12, 14].