Reaction: Transfers a segment of a (1→4)-α-D-glucan to a new position in an acceptor, which may be glucose or a (1→4)-α-D-glucan
Other name(s): disproportionating enzyme; dextrin glycosyltransferase; D-enzyme; debranching enzyme maltodextrin glycosyltransferase; amylomaltase; dextrin transglycosylase; 1,4-α-D-glucan:1,4-α-D-glucan 4-α-D-glycosyltransferase
Systematic name: (1→4)-α-D-glucan:(1→4)-α-D-glucan 4-α-D-glycosyltransferase
Comments: This entry covers the former separate entry for EC 188.8.131.52 (amylomaltase). The plant enzyme has been termed D-enzyme. An enzymic activity of this nature forms part of the mammalian and yeast glycogen debranching system (see EC 184.108.40.206 amylo-α-1,6-glucosidase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9032-09-1
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