EC - Sterol 3β-glucosyltransferase

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Accepted name:
sterol 3β-glucosyltransferase
Other names:
UDP-glucose-sterol β-glucosyltransferase
UDP-glucose-sterol glucosyltransferase
UDPG:sterol glucosyltransferase
UDPglucose:sterol 3-O-β-D-glucosyltransferase
sterol glucosyltransferase
sterol:UDPG glucosyltransferase
uridine diphosphoglucose-poriferasterol glucosyltransferase
uridine diphosphoglucose-sterol glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-glucose:sterol 3-O-β-D-glucosyltransferase



Not identical with EC (nuatigenin 3β-glucosyltransferase) or EC (sarsapogenin 3β-glucosyltransferase).

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0102203 , GO:0102205 , GO:0102202 , GO:0016906
CAS Registry Numbers: 123940-38-5 9075-00-7
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (29) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Duperon, R. and Duperon, P.
    Intracellular-localization of UDP-glucose-sterol glucosyl transferase and UDP-galactose-sterol galactosyl transferase activities in the leaves of tomato (Solanum lycopersicon L., Solanaceae).
    C.R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Ser. 3 304: 235-238 (1987).
  2. Kalinowska, M. and Wojciechowski, Z.A.
    Enzymatic-synthesis of nuatigenin 3-β-D-glucoside in oat (Avena sativa) leaves.
    Phytochemistry 25: 2525-2529 (1986).
  3. Kalinowska, M. and Wojciechowski, Z.A.
    Subcellular-localization of UDPG-nuatigenin glucosyltransferase in oat leaves.
    Phytochemistry 26: 353-357 (1987).
  4. Murakami-Murofushi, K. and Ohta, J.
    Expression of UDP-glucose: poriferasterol glucosyltransferase in the process of differentiation of a true slime mold, Physarum polycephalum.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 992: 412-415 (1989). [PMID: 2528379]
  5. Wojciechowski, Z.A., Zimowski, J. and Tyski, S.
    Enzymatic synthesis of steryl 3β-D-monoglucosides in the slime mold Physarum polycephalum.
    Phytochemistry 16: 911-914 (1977).

[EC created 1989]