IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: limonoid glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-glucose + limonin = glucosyl-limonin + UDP

Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-limonoid glucosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-glucose:limonin glucosyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme purified from navel orange albedo tissue also acts on the related tetranortriterpenoid nomilin.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 195836-82-9


1. Shin, H., Suhayda, C.G., Hsu, W.-J. and Robertson, G.H. Purification of limonoid glucosyltransferase from navel orange albedo tissue. Phytochemistry 46 (1997) 33-37.

[EC created 2000]

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