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alternansucrase

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  • noun biochemistry A glycosyltransferase enzyme that catalyzes a chemical reaction that transfers an alpha-D-glucosyl residue from sucrose alternately to the 6- and 3-positions of the non-reducing terminal residue of an alpha-D-glucan, thereby creating a glucan with alternating alpha-1,6- and alpha-1,3-bonds.

Etymologies

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alternan +‎ sucrase

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