IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: soyasapogenol glucuronosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-glucuronate + soyasapogenol B = UDP + soyasapogenol B 3-O-D-glucuronide

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Other name(s): UGASGT

Systematic name: UDP-D-glucuronate:soyasapogenol 3-O-D-glucuronosyltransferase

Comments: Requires a divalent ion, Mg2+ better than Mn2+, better than Ca2+. Also acts on soysapogenol A and E.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Kurosawa, Y., Takahara, H. and Shiraiwa, M. UDP-glucuronic acid:soyasapogenol glucuronosyltransferase involved in saponin biosynthesis in germinating soybean seeds. Planta 215 (2002) 620-629. [PMID: 12172845]

[EC created 2011]

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