IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: sucrose:sucrose fructosyltransferase

Reaction: 2 sucrose = D-glucose + β-D-fructofuranosyl-(2→1)-β-D-fructofuranosyl α-D-glucopyranoside

Other name(s): SST; sucrose:sucrose 1-fructosyltransferase; sucrose-sucrose 1-fructosyltransferase; sucrose 1F-fructosyltransferase; sucrose:sucrose 1F-β-D-fructosyltransferase

Systematic name: sucrose:sucrose 1'-β-D-fructosyltransferase

Comments: For definition of the prime in the systematic name, see 2-Carb-36.2

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 73379-56-3


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

2. Lüscher, M., Hochstrasser, U., Vogel, G., Aeschbacher, R., Galati, V., Nelson, C.J., Boller, T. and Wiemken, A. Cloning and functional analysis of sucrose:sucrose 1-fructosyltransferase from tall fescue. Plant Physiol 124 (2000) 1217-1228. [PMID: 11080298]

[EC created 1981, modified 2004]

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