Some articles on branching enzyme, enzyme, branching:
... This enzyme belongs to the family of transferases, to be specific, those glycosyltransferases that transfer hexoses (hexosyltransferases) ... The systematic name of this enzyme class is 1,4-alpha-D-glucan1,4-alpha-D-glucan 6-alpha-D-(1,4-alpha-D-glucano)-transferase ... Other names in common use include branching enzyme, amylo-(1,4→1,6)-transglycosylase, Q-enzyme, alpha-glucan-branching glycosyltransferase, amylose ...
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“The moose will, perhaps, one day become extinct; but how naturally then, when it exists only as a fossil relic, and unseen as that, may the poet or sculptor invent a fabulous animal with similar branching and leafy horns ... to be the inhabitant of such a forest as this!”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)