IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phenol β-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-glucose + a phenol = UDP + an aryl β-D-glucoside

Other name(s): UDPglucosyltransferase (ambiguous); phenol-β-D-glucosyltransferase; UDP glucosyltransferase (ambiguous); UDP-glucose glucosyltransferase (ambiguous); uridine diphosphoglucosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-glucose:phenol β-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: Acts on a wide range of phenols.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9046-69-9


1. Dutton, G.J. Uridine diphosphate glucose and the synthesis of phenolic glucosides by mollusks. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 116 (1966) 399-405. [PMID: 5961845]

[EC created 1972]

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