EGCG suppresses Wells contained medium glucosyltransferase
without EGCG genes in SM Xu et al.
Biology of Streptococcus mutansderived glucosyltransferases
: role in extracellular matrix formation of cariogenic biofilms.
The polyphenols in green tea have been reported to suppress glucosyltransferase
, which is used by oral bacteria to feed on sugar.
It is a glucoside of scopoletin formed by the action of the enzyme, scopoletin glucosyltransferase
(Chong et al.
mutans PCR and 16S RNA analysis were found, in silico analyses of S mutans specific primers against Streptococcus sequences in GenBank revealed the putative amplification of a 517 bp DNA fragment of the glucosyltransferase
gene exclusively in five S mutans strains.
Effects of compounds found in propolis on Streptococcus mutans growth and on glucosyltransferase
If the protein is misfolded, the glycan is reglucosylated by the action of the UGGT1 glucosyltransferase
in humans and its ortholog Kre5 in C.
activity in a water extract of maize pollen.
mutants growth, studies have shown that glycyrrhizin inhibited glucosyltransferase
activity which is involved in biofilm formation.
inactivation reduces dental caries.
Kohara, A., Nakajima, V., Hashimoto, K., Ikenaga, T., Tanaka, H., Shoyama, Y., Yoshida, S., Moranaka, T., A novel glucosyltransferase
involved in steroid saponin biosynthesis in Solanum aculeatissimum, Plant Molecolar Biology: 57(2), 225-239 (2005).
In-vitro inhibition of glucosyltransferase
from the dental plaque bacterium streptococcus mutan by common beverages and food extracts.