glucosyltransferase

noun
glu·co·syl·trans·fer·ase | \-ˈtran(t)s-(ˌ)fər-ˌās, -ˌāz \

Medical Definition of glucosyltransferase 

: an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a glucosyl group especially : one implicated in the formation of dental plaque that catalyzes the formation of glucans

called also transglucosylase

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