Summary: Sucrose synthase
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|PDB structures||RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum|
|Gene Ontology||AmiGO / EGO|
- NDP-glucose + D-fructose NDP + sucrose
This enzyme belongs to the family of glycosyltransferases, specifically the hexosyltransferases. The systematic name of this enzyme class is NDP-glucose:D-fructose 2-alpha-D-glucosyltransferase. Other names in common use include UDPglucose-fructose glucosyltransferase, sucrose synthetase, sucrose-UDP glucosyltransferase, sucrose-uridine diphosphate glucosyltransferase, and uridine diphosphoglucose-fructose glucosyltransferase. This enzyme participates in starch and sucrose metabolism.
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- Delmer DP (1972). "The purification and properties of sucrose synthetase from etiolated Phaseolus aureus seedlings". J. Biol. Chem. 247 (12): 3822–8. PMID 4624446.
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Sucrose synthases catalyse the synthesis of sucrose from UDP-glucose and fructose. This family includes the bulk of the sucrose synthase protein. However the carboxyl terminal region of the sucrose synthases belongs to the glycosyl transferase family PF00534.
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InterPro entry IPR000368Sucrose synthases catalyse the synthesis of sucrose EC in the following reaction:
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|Biological process||sucrose metabolic process (GO:0005985)|
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This is the GT-B clan that contains diverse glycosyltransferases that possess a Rossmann like fold .
The clan contains the following 35 members:Alg14 Capsule_synth DUF1205 DUF1972 DUF3492 DUF354 Epimerase_2 Glyco_tran_28_C Glyco_trans_1_2 Glyco_trans_1_3 Glyco_trans_1_4 Glyco_trans_4_2 Glyco_trans_4_3 Glyco_trans_4_4 Glyco_transf_20 Glyco_transf_28 Glyco_transf_4 Glyco_transf_41 Glyco_transf_5 Glyco_transf_56 Glyco_transf_9 Glyco_transf_90 Glycogen_syn Glycos_transf_1 Glycos_transf_N Glyphos_transf LpxB MGDG_synth Mito_fiss_Elm1 Phosphorylase PIGA PS_pyruv_trans SUA5 Sucrose_synth UDPGT
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|Seed source:||Pfam-B_484 (release 3.0)|
|Number in seed:||4|
|Number in full:||604|
|Average length of the domain:||398.90 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||57 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||63.47 %|
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