IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: monoterpenol β-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-glucose + (–)-menthol = UDP + (–)-menthyl O-β-D-glucoside

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-monoterpenol glucosyltransferase; UDPglucose:monoterpenol glucosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-glucose:(–)-menthol O-β-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: (+)-Neomenthol can also act as acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 78990-64-4


1. Fleuriet, A., Macheix, J.J., Suen, R. and Ibrahim, R.K. Partial purifiction and some properties of a hydroxycinnamoyl glucosyltransferase from tomato fruits. Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 35 (1980) 967-972.

[EC created 1984]

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