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]