glucosyltransferase

[ glōō′kə-sĭl-trănsfə-rās′, -rāz′ ]

n.

Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of glucosyl groups from one compound to another.

Nearby words

  1. glucoside,
  2. glucosin,
  3. glucosinolate,
  4. glucosuria,
  5. glucosylceramide,
  6. glucuronate,
  7. glucuronic acid,
  8. glucuronidase,
  9. glucuronide,
  10. glue


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