Reaction: UDP-D-xylose + [(1→4)-β-D-xylan]n = UDP + [(1→4)-β-D-xylan]n+1
Other name(s): uridine diphosphoxylose-1,4-β-xylan xylosyltransferase; 1,4-β-xylan synthase; xylan synthase; xylan synthetase
Systematic name: UDP-D-xylose:1,4-β-D-xylan 4-β-D-xylosyltransferase
Comments: Formerly EC 188.8.131.52.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-73-9
1. Bailey, R.W. and Hassid, W.Z. Xylan synthesis from uridine-diphosphate-D-xylose by particulate preparations from immature corncobs. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 56 (1966) 1586-1593.