IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: DNA α-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: Transfers an α-D-glucosyl residue from UDP-glucose to an hydroxymethylcytosine residue in DNA

Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-deoxyribonucleate α-glucosyltransferase; UDP-glucose-DNA α-glucosyltransferase; uridine diphosphoglucose-deoxyribonucleate α-glucosyltransferase; T2-HMC-α-glucosyl transferase; T4-HMC-α-glucosyl transferase; T6-HMC-α-glucosyl transferase

Systematic name: UDP-glucose:DNA α-D-glucosyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-13-1


1. Kornberg, S.R., Zimmerman, S.B. and Kornberg, A. Glucosylation of deoxyribonucleic acid by enzymes from bacteriophage-infected Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 1487-1493.

[EC created 1965]

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