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Entry
EC 2.4.1.171                Enzyme                                 

Name
methyl-ONN-azoxymethanol beta-D-glucosyltransferase;
cycasin synthase;
uridine diphosphoglucose-methylazoxymethanol glucosyltransferase;
UDP-glucose-methylazoxymethanol glucosyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Glycosyltransferases;
Hexosyltransferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
UDP-glucose:methyl-ONN-azoxymethanol beta-D-glucosyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
UDP-glucose + methyl-ONN-azoxymethanol = UDP + cycasin [RN:R03547]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
UDP-glucose [CPD:C00029];
methyl-ONN-azoxymethanol
Product
UDP [CPD:C00015];
cycasin [CPD:C01418]
Comment
Brings about the biosynthesis of the toxic substance cycasin in the leaves of Japanese cycad, Cycas revoluta.
History
EC 2.4.1.171 created 1989
Reference
1
  Authors
Tadera, K., Yagi, F., Arima, M. and Kobayashi, A.
  Title
Formation of cycasin from methylazoxymethanol by UDP-glucosyltransferase from leaves of Japanese cycad.
  Journal
Agric. Biol. Chem. 49 (1985) 2827-2828.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
99283-65-5

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