EC 184.108.40.206 - Hydroxyanthraquinone glucosyltransferase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
uridine diphosphoglucose-anthraquinone glucosyltransferase
- UDP-glucose + an hydroxyanthraquinone = UDP + a glucosyloxyanthraquinone
A range of anthraquinones and some flavones can act as acceptors; best substrates are emodin, anthrapurpurin, quinizarin, 2,6-dihydroxyanthraquinone and 1,8-dihydroxyanthraquinone.
Links to other databases
Purification and some properties of five anthraquinone-specific glucosyltransferases from Cinchona succiruba cell suspension culture.Phytochemistry 26: 2531-2535 (1987).
[EC 220.127.116.11 created 1990]