Starch synthase

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starch synthase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses the transfer of glucose from adpglucose to glucose-containing polysaccharides in 1,4-alpha-linkages.

Chemical name: ADPglucose:1,4-alpha-D-glucan 4-alpha-D-glucosyltransferase

Registry number: EC 2.4.1.21