IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: flavanone 7-O-β-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-glucose + a flavanone = UDP + a flavanone 7-O-β-D-glucoside

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Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-flavanone 7-O-glucosyltransferase; naringenin 7-O-glucosyltransferase; hesperetin 7-O-glucosyl-transferase

Systematic name: UDP-glucose:flavanone 7-O-β-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: Naringenin and hesperetin can act as acceptors. No action on flavones or flavonols.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 125752-73-0


1. McIntosh, C.A., Latchinian, L. and Mansell, R.L. Flavanone-specific 7-O-glucosyltransferase activity in Citrus paradisi seedlings: purification and characterization. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 282 (1990) 50-57. [PMID: 2171434]

2. McIntosh, C.A. and Mansell, R.L. Biosynthesis of naringin in Citrus paradisi - UDP-glucosyl-transferase activity in grapefruit seedlings. Phytochemistry 29 (1990) 1533-1538.

[EC created 1992]

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