glucosyltransferase

noun
glu·​co·​syl·​trans·​fer·​ase | \ -ˈtran(t)s-(ˌ)fər-ˌās, -ˌāz How to pronounce glucosyltransferase (audio) \

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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“Glucosyltransferase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glucosyltransferase. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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