Definition of Glycosyltransferase

An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of glycosyl groups to an acceptor. The acceptor molecules are frequently carbohydrate molecules, or inorganic phosphates. A special subsect of glycosyltransferases can also catalyze hydrolysis. Subclasses include Hexosyltransferases, Pentosyltransferases and Sialyltransferases. 2005

Glycosyltransferase is from the group

Transferase

Other Names for Glycosyltransferase

Glycosyltransferase
EC 2.4

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