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If a protein meets these conditions... i

Common conditions

Special conditions

... then these annotations are applied i

Protein namesi

  • Recommended name:
    Probable glycogen synthase (EC:
    Alternative name(s):
    Starch [bacterial glycogen] synthase
  • Recommended name:
    Glycogen synthase (EC:
    Alternative name(s):
    Starch [bacterial glycogen] synthase

Gene namei

  • Name:glgA


  • Synthesizes alpha-1,4-glucan chains using ADP-glucose.


  • Pathwayi: glycogen biosynthesis

    This protein is involved in the pathway glycogen biosynthesis, which is part of Glycan biosynthesis.

Catalytic activityi

  • ADP-glucose + (1,4-alpha-D-glucosyl)(n) = ADP + (1,4-alpha-D-glucosyl)(n+1).

Sequence similaritiesi

Binding sitei

  • ADP-glucose (to residues corresponding to position 15)


GO (Gene Ontology) termsi