IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2,1-fructan:2,1-fructan 1-fructosyltransferase

Reaction: [β-D-fructosyl-(2→1)-]m + [β-D-fructosyl-(2→1)-]n = [β-D-fructosyl-(2→1)-]m-1 + [β-D-fructosyl-(2→1)-]n+1

Other name(s): 1,2-β-D-fructan 1F-fructosyltransferase; fructan:fructan fructosyl transferase; FFT; 1,2-β-fructan 1F-fructosyltransferase; 1,2-β-D-fructan:1,2-β-D-fructan 1F-β-D-fructosyltransferase; fructan:fructan 1-fructosyl transferase; 2,1-β-D-fructan:2,1-β-D-fructan 1-β-D-fructosyltransferase

Systematic name: (2→1)-β-D-fructan:(2→1)-β-D-fructan 1-β-D-fructosyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 73379-55-2


1. Henry, R.J. and Darbyshire, B. Sucrose:sucrose fructosyltransferase and fructan:fructan fructosyltransferase from Allium cepa. Phytochemistry 19 (1980) 1017-1020.

2. Vergauwen, R., Van Laere, A. and Van den Ende, W. Properties of fructan:fructan 1-fructosyltransferases from chicory and globe thistle, two asteracean plants storing greatly different types of inulin.Plant Physiol. 133 (2003) 391-401. [PMID: 12970504]

[EC created 1981, modified 2004]

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