Term Information [More information on 1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity]

Accession
GO:0003844
Name
1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
1,4-alpha-D-glucan:1,4-alpha-D-glucan 6-alpha-D-(1,4-alpha-D-glucano)-transferase activity, 1,4-glucan-6-(1,4-glucano)-transferase activity, alpha-1,4-glucan:alpha-1,4-glucan-6-glycosyltransferase activity, alpha-glucan-branching glycosyltransferase activity, amylo-(1,4 to 1,6)transglucosidase activity, amylo-(1,4->1,6)-transglycosylase activity, amylose isomerase activity, branching glycosyltransferase activity, glucosan transglycosylase activity, glycogen branching enzyme activity, Q-enzyme, branching enzyme activity, enzymatic branching factor, enzyme Q, plant branching enzyme, starch branching enzyme
Definition
Catalysis of the transfer of a segment of a (1->4)-alpha-D-glucan chain to a primary hydroxyl group in a similar glucan chain. Source: EC:2.4.1.18
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0003844 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of 1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity (GO:0003844)
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1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity, transferring glycosyl groups (GO:0016757)
1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme activity [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity, transferring hexosyl groups (GO:0016758)

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