glucosyltransferase


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glucosyltransferase

[¦glü·kə‚sil′tranz·fə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the glucosylation of hydroxymethyl cytosine; a constituent of bacteriophage deoxyribonucleic acid.
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Downregulation of a pathogen-responsive tobacco UDP-Glc: phenylpropanoid glucosyltransferase reduces scopoletin glucoside accumulation, enhances oxidative stress, and weakens virus resistance.
Young and Bowen were able to conclude that sucralose is noncompetitive and reversible in inhibiting the effects of glucosyltransferase (GTF) and fructosyltransferase (FTF), preventing the formation of the polymers.
08, 797,226, "DNA Sequences Encoding Solanidine UDP-Glucose Glucosyltransferase and Use to Reduce Glycoalkaloids in Solanaceous Plants," contact William R.
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.
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].
Their silencing also caused decreased transcription of fatty acid elongase and ceramide glucosyltransferase, which are critical for the synthesis of epidermis-unique GlcCer species, and defects in lamellar body formation associated with decreased expression of the lipid transporter ATP-binding cassette transporter protein 12.
The effect of milk and kappa casein on streptococcal glucosyltransferase.
2]-transferrin concentrations (32), apparently as a result of diminished activity of liver glucosyltransferase (33).
Ganoderma triterpenes were shown to have cytotoxic activity on cancer cells, anti-human immunodeficiency virus type 1 activity, antihistamine activity, antinociceptive activity, anticholesterol activity, and inhibitive activity on angiotensin converting enzyme and glucosyltransferase (El-Mekkawy et al.
Effects of apigenin and tt-farnesol on glucosyltransferase activity, biofilm viability and caries development in rats.
2], PP dolichyl glucosyltransferase activity, which adds the first of three glucosyl residues to the nascent N-glycoproteins in the ER (31).
For example, University of Illinois at Chicago researchers found that chemical components in black tea called polyphenols inhibit the growth of glucosyltransferase, an enzyme that helps plaque adhere to tooth enamel.