IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: galactarate O-hydroxycinnamoyltransferase

Reaction: feruloyl-CoA + galactarate = CoA + O-feruloylgalactarate

Other name(s): galacturate hydroxycinnamoyltransferase

Systematic name: feruloyl-CoA:galactarate O-(hydroxycinnamoyl)transferase

Comments: Sinapoyl-CoA and 4-coumaroyl-CoA can also act as donors.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 112956-50-0


1. Strack, D., Keller, H. and Weissenböck, G. Enzymatic-synthesis of hydroxycinnamic acid-esters of sugar acids and hydroaromatic acids by protein preparations from rye (Secale cereale) primary leaves. J. Plant Physiol. 131 (1987) 61-73.

[EC created 1990]

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