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1,4-alpha-Glucan Branching Enzyme MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
1,4-alpha-Glucan Branching Enzyme
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.913.400.450.460.100
Unique ID
D015061
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015061
Scope Note
In glycogen or amylopectin synthesis, the enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a segment of a 1,4-alpha-glucan chain to a primary hydroxy group in a similar glucan chain. EC 2.4.1.18.
Entry Version
GLUCAN BRANCHING ENZYME
Entry Term(s)
Amylopectin Branching Enzyme
Branching Enzyme
Branching Glycosyltransferase
Glycogen Branching Enzyme
Q-Enzyme
Starch Branching Enzyme
Registry Number
EC 2.4.1.18
Related Numbers
9001-97-2
CAS Type 1 Name
1,4-alpha-D-Glucan:1,4-alpha-D-glucan 6-alpha-D-(1,4-alpha-D-glucano)-transferase
Previous Indexing
Glucosyltransferases (1973-1975)
Polysaccharides (1973-1975)
specific polysaccharide (1973-1975)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under GLUCOSYLTRANSFERASES 1976-90
History Note
91(76); was see under GLUCOSYLTRANSFERASES 1976-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/23
Revision Date
2017/04/10
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