Cyclomaltodextrin glucanotransferase-catalyzed transglycosylation from dextrin to alkanol maltosides

Haisuo Zhao, Hiroyuki Naito, Yoshimi Ueda, Katsuhide Okada, Kenji Sadagane, Minoru Izumi, Shuhei Nakajima, Naomichi Baba

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Maltosides of butanol, octanol, and lauryl alcohol were found for the first time to serve as substrates for cyclomaltodextrin glucanotransferase (CGTase), and glycosyl residue was transfered from dextrin to the substrate affording novel maltosides with 3-4 glucose units.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3006-3010
Number of pages5
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2008


  • Amphiphile
  • CGTase
  • Glucanotransferase
  • Surfactant
  • Transglycosidation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry


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