EC 2.4.1.177 - Cinnamate β-D-glucosyltransferase

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EC 2.4.1.177

Names

Accepted name:
cinnamate β-D-glucosyltransferase
Other names:
UDPG:t-cinnamate glucosyltransferase
UDPglucose:trans-cinnamate β-D-glucosyltransferase
uridine diphosphoglucose-cinnamate glucosyltransferase
Systematic name:
UDP-glucose:trans-cinnamate β-D-glucosyltransferase

Reaction

Comments:

4-Coumarate, 2-coumarate, benzoate, feruloate and caffeate can also act as acceptors, but more slowly. Involved in the biosynthesis of chlorogenic acid in the root of the sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050412
CAS Registry Number: 83744-95-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Shimizu, T. and Kojima, M.
    Partial purification and characterization of UDPG:t-cinnamate glucosyltransferase in the root of sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas Lam.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 95: 205-213 (1984). [PMID: 6231280]

[EC 2.4.1.177 created 1989]