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Entry
EC 2.4.1.178                Enzyme                                 

Name
hydroxymandelonitrile glucosyltransferase;
cyanohydrin glucosyltransferase;
uridine diphosphoglucose-cyanohydrin glucosyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-glucose:4-hydroxymandelonitrile glucosyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-glucose + 4-hydroxymandelonitrile = UDP + taxiphyllin [RN:R02709]
Reaction(KEGG)
R02709;
(other) R04948
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Substrate
UDP-glucose [CPD:C00029];
4-hydroxymandelonitrile [CPD:C00650]
Product
UDP [CPD:C00015];
taxiphyllin [CPD:C01855]
Comment
3,4-Dihydroxymandelonitrile can also act as acceptor.
History
EC 2.4.1.178 created 1989
Reference
1  [PMID:6230992]
  Authors
Hosel W, Schiel O.
  Title
Biosynthesis of cyanogenic glucosides: in vitro analysis of the glucosylation step.
  Journal
Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 229 (1984) 177-86.
Reference
2
  Authors
Poulton, J.E. and Shin, S.-I.
  Title
Prunasin biosynthesis by cell-free-extracts from black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh) fruits and leaves.
  Journal
Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 38 (1983) 369-374.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
89287-39-8

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