IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: flavonol 7-O-β-glucosyltransferase

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

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Other name(s): UDP-glucose:flavonol 7-O-glucosyltransferase

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

Comments: Acts on the flavonols gossypetin (8-hydroxyquercetin) and to a lesser extent on quercetin, kaempferol and myricetin.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 83682-90-0


1. Stich, K., Halbwirth, H., Wurst, F. and Forkmann, G. UDP-glucose:flavonol 7-O-glucosyltransferase activity in flower extracts of Chrysanthemum segetum. Z. Naturforsch. [C] 52 (1997) 153-158. [PMID: 9167271]

[EC created 2004]

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