IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-hydroxythioamide S-β-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-glucose + N-hydroxy-2-phenylethanethioamide = UDP + desulfoglucotropeolin

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Other name(s): desulfoglucosinolate-uridine diphosphate glucosyltransferase; uridine diphosphoglucose-thiohydroximate glucosyltransferase; thiohydroximate β-D-glucosyltransferase; UDPG:thiohydroximate glucosyltransferase; thiohydroximate S-glucosyltransferase; thiohydroximate glucosyltransferase; UDP-glucose:thiohydroximate S-β-D-glucosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-glucose:N-hydroxy-2-phenylethanethioamide S-β-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: Involved with EC, desulfoglucosinolate sulfotransferase, in the biosynthesis of thioglucosides in cruciferous plants.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9068-14-8


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2. Reed, D.W., Davin, L., Jain, J.C., Deluca, V., Nelson, L. and Underhill, E.W. Purification and properties of UDP-glucose:thiohydroximate glucosyltransferase from Brassica napus L. seedlings. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 305 (1993) 526-532. [PMID: 8373190]

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4. Grubb, C.D., Zipp, B.J., Ludwig-Müller, J., Masuno, M.N., Molinski, T.F. and Abel, S. Arabidopsis glucosyltransferase UGT74B1 functions in glucosinolate biosynthesis and auxin homeostasis. Plant J. 40 (2004) 893-908.

[EC created 1992, modified 2006]

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