ENZYME entry: EC 2.4.1.29

Accepted Name
Cellulose synthase (GDP-forming).
Alternative Name(s)
GDP-glucose-beta-D-glucan glucosyltransferase.
GDP-glucose-cellulose glucosyltransferase.
Reaction catalysed
GDP-glucose + ((1->4)-beta-D-glucosyl)(n) <=> GDP + ((1->4)-beta-D-glucosyl)(n+1)
Comment(s)
  • Involved in the synthesis of cellulose.
  • A similar enzyme utilizes UDP-glucose (cf. EC 2.4.1.12).
Cross-references
BRENDA2.4.1.29
EC2PDB2.4.1.29
ExplorEnz2.4.1.29
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.4.1.29
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.4.1.29
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.4.1.29
IntEnz2.4.1.29
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.4.1.29
MetaCyc2.4.1.29

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