mutan synthetasemedical dictionary


<cell biology> Streptococcus mutans enzyme synthesises water-insoluble glucan with mainly alpha-1,3 linkages; a virulence factor in dental caries

Registry number: EC 2.4.1.-

Synonyms: mutansynthetase, 1,3-alpha-d-glucan synthase, sucrose-1,3-alpha-glucan 3-alpha-glucosyltransferase, glucosyltransferase b, gtfb protein

(26 Jun 1999)

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