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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The action of catechin occurs preventing bacterial adhesion to the tooth surface by inhibiting glucosyltransferase enzyme and bacterial amylase (1, 2, 8).
Lipopolysaccharide core biosynthesis proteins, such as RfaS (RWLH02896), alpha-D-Glcp alpha-1,6-galactosyltransferase (RWLH02895), lipopolysaccharide 1,3-galactosyl-transferase (RWLH02894), lipopolysaccharide glucosyltransferase I (RWLH02893) and lipopolysaccharide core biosynthesis protein RfaZ (RWLH02891), were also identified.
gordonii, the glucosyltransferase (GTF) gene (existent in most streptococci [38]) was used for targeting S.
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.
Glucosyltransferase activity in a water extract of maize pollen.
mutants growth, studies have shown that glycyrrhizin inhibited glucosyltransferase activity which is involved in biofilm formation.
Glucosyltransferase inactivation reduces dental caries.