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Substance Name: 1,4-alpha-Glucan Branching Enzyme
RN: 9001-97-2


  • In glycogen or amylopectin synthesis, the enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a segment of a 1,4-alpha-glucan chain to a primary hydroxy group in a similar glucan chain. EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 1,4-alpha-Glucan Branching Enzyme

MeSH Heading

  • 1,4-alpha-Glucan Branching Enzyme


  • 1,4 alpha Glucan branching enzyme
  • Amylopectin branching enzyme
  • Branching enzyme
  • Branching enzyme, 1,4-alpha-Glucan
  • Branching enzyme, amylopectin
  • Branching enzyme, glycogen
  • Branching enzyme, starch
  • Branching glycosyltransferase
  • Enzyme, 1,4-alpha-glucan branching
  • Enzyme, amylopectin branching
  • Enzyme, branching
  • Enzyme, glycogen branching
  • Enzyme, starch branching
  • Glycogen branching enzyme
  • Glycosyltransferase, branching
  • Q Enzyme
  • Q-Enzyme
  • Starch branching enzyme

Systematic Name

  • 1,4-alpha-D-Glucan:1,4-alpha-D-glucan 6-alpha-D-(1,4-alpha-D-glucano)-transferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9001-97-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009001972