IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: alizarin 2-β-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-glucose + 1,2-dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone = UDP + 1-hydroxy-2-(β-D-glucosyloxy)-9,10-anthraquinone

Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-alizarin glucosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-glucose:1,2-dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone 2-O-β-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: Acts on other hydroxy- and dihydroxy-derivatives of 9,10-anthraquinone.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 74506-41-5


1. Mateju, J., Cudlin, J., Steinerova, N., Blumauerova, M. and Vanek, Z. Partial purification and properties of glucosyltransferase from Streptomyces aureofaciens. Folia Microbiol. 24 (1979) 205-210. [PMID: 38193]

[EC created 1983]

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