EC - Coniferin β-glucosidase

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Accepted name:
coniferin β-glucosidase
Other name:
coniferin-hydrolyzing β-glucosidase
Systematic name:
coniferin β-D-glucosidase



Also hydrolyses syringin, 4-cinnamyl alcohol β-glucoside and, more slowly, some other aryl β-glycosides. A plant cell-wall enzyme involved in the biosynthesis of lignin.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047782


  1. Hösel, W., Surholt, E. and Borgmann, E.
    Characterization of β-glucosidase isoenzymes possibly involved in lignification from chick pea (Cicer arietinum L.) cell suspension cultures.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 84: 487-492 (1978). [PMID: 25181]
  2. Marcinowski, S. and Grisebach, H.
    Enzymology of lignification. Cell-wall bound β-glucosidase for coniferin from spruce (Picea abies) seedlings.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 87: 37-44 (1978). [PMID: 27355]

[EC created 1989]