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Entry
EC 2.4.1.181                Enzyme                                 

Name
hydroxyanthraquinone glucosyltransferase;
uridine diphosphoglucose-anthraquinone glucosyltransferase;
anthraquinone-specific glucosyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-glucose:hydroxyanthraquinone O-glucosyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-glucose + an hydroxyanthraquinone = UDP + a glucosyloxyanthraquinone [RN:R04108]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-glucose [CPD:C00029];
hydroxyanthraquinone [CPD:C02980]
Product
UDP [CPD:C00015];
glucosyloxyanthraquinone [CPD:C03503]
Comment
A range of anthraquinones and some flavones can act as acceptors; best substrates are emodin, anthrapurpurin, quinizarin, 2,6-dihydroanthraquinone and 1,8-dihydroxyanthraquinone.
History
EC 2.4.1.181 created 1990
Reference
1
  Authors
Khouri, H.E. and Ibrahim, R.K.
  Title
Purification and some properties of five anthraquinone-specific glucosyltransferases from Cinchona succiruba cell suspension culture.
  Journal
Phytochemistry 26 (1987) 2531-2535.
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CAS: 
112198-78-4

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