IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: polygalacturonate 4-α-galacturonosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-D-galacturonate + [(1→4)-α-D-galacturonosyl]n = UDP + [(1→4)-α-D-galacturonosyl]n+1

Other name(s): UDP galacturonate-polygalacturonate α-galacturonosyltransferase; uridine diphosphogalacturonate-polygalacturonate α-galacturonosyltransferase; UDP-D-galacturonate:1,4-α-poly-D-galacturonate 4-α-D-galacturonosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-D-galacturonate:(1→4)-α-poly-D-galacturonate 4-α-D-galacturonosyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-53-5


1. Villemez, C.L., Swanson, A.L. and Hassid, W.Z. Properties of a polygalacturonic acid-synthesizing enzyme system from Phaseolus aureus seedlings. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 116 (1966) 446-452. [PMID: 5961848]

[EC created 1972]

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