EC - Hydroxyanthraquinone glucosyltransferase

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Accepted name:
hydroxyanthraquinone glucosyltransferase
Other names:
UDPglucose:hydroxyanthraquinone O-glucosyltransferase
anthraquinone-specific glucosyltransferase
uridine diphosphoglucose-anthraquinone glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-glucose:hydroxyanthraquinone O-glucosyltransferase



A range of anthraquinones and some flavones can act as acceptors; best substrates are emodin, anthrapurpurin, quinizarin, 2,6-dihydroxyanthraquinone and 1,8-dihydroxyanthraquinone.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047242
CAS Registry Number: 112198-78-4


  1. Khouri, H.E. and Ibrahim, R.K.
    Purification and some properties of five anthraquinone-specific glucosyltransferases from Cinchona succiruba cell suspension culture.
    Phytochemistry 26: 2531-2535 (1987).

[EC created 1990]