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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Dental plaque is formed mainly in two stages; the initial and reversible attachment of various oral bacteria to the tooth surface, followed by sucrose-dependent glucosyltransferase activity to synthesize an insoluble glucan layer in which firm and irreversible adhesion of S.
(1993) reported that polyphenols from oolong tea inhibit glucosyltransferase activity responsible for the synthesis of extracellular polyaccharides by S.
Immobilization on Eupergit C of cyclodextrin glucosyltransferase (CGTase) and properties of the immobilized biocatalyst.
Howard et al., "Lamellar granule biogenesis: A role for ceramide glucosyltransferase, lysosomal enzyme transport, and the Golgi," Journal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium Proceedings, vol.
ELOVL6, fatty acid elongase 6; CYP4F22/39, cytochrome P450 family F22 (in human) and F39 (in mouse); CERS3, ceramide synthase 3; ABCA12, ABC transporter 12; UGCG, UDP-glucose ceramide glucosyltransferase; GBA, [beta]-glucocerebrosidase; ALOXE3, epidermal-type lipoxygenase 3; ALOX12B, 12R-lipoxygenase; TGM1, transglutaminase 1.
Cer, ceramide; GlcCer, glucosylceramide; LacCer, lactosylceramide; Gal, galactose; Glc, glucose; GalNAc, N-acetylgalactosamine; Neu5Ac, N-acetylneuraminic acid; Glc T, glucosyltransferase; Gal T, galactosyltransferase; ST, sialyltransferase; GalNacT, N- acetylgalactosaminyltransferase; CASD 1, Cas 1 domain containing 9(7)-O-acetyl transferase.
Szopa, "The biomedical potential of genetically modified flax seeds overexpressing the glucosyltransferase gene," BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol.
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.