EC - Hydroxymandelonitrile glucosyltransferase

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Accepted name:
hydroxymandelonitrile glucosyltransferase
Other names:
UDPglucose:4-hydroxymandelonitrile glucosyltransferase
cyanohydrin glucosyltransferase
uridine diphosphoglucose-cyanohydrin glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-glucose:4-hydroxymandelonitrile glucosyltransferase



3,4-Dihydroxymandelonitrile can also act as acceptor.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047239
CAS Registry Number: 89287-39-8


  1. Hösel, W. and Schiel, O.
    Biosynthesis of cyanogenic glucosides: in vitro analysis of the glucosylation step.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 229 : 177-186 (1984). [PMID: 6230992]
  2. Poulton, J.E. and Shin, S.-I.
    Prunasin biosynthesis by cell-free-extracts from black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh) fruits and leaves.
    Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 38 : 369-374 (1983).

[EC created 1989]