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Chitin synthase

Chitin synthase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that converts udp glucosamine into chitin and udp.

chemical name: udp-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine:chitin 4-beta-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase

registry number: EC 2.4.1.16


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