IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: DNA β-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: Transfers a β-D-glucosyl residue from UDP-α-D-glucose to an hydroxymethylcytosine residue in DNA

Other name(s): T4-HMC-β-glucosyl transferase; T4-β-glucosyl transferase; T4 phage β-glucosyltransferase; UDP glucose-DNA β-glucosyltransferase; uridine diphosphoglucose-deoxyribonucleate β-glucosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucose:DNA β-D-glucosyltransferase (configuration-inverting)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-14-2


1. Kornberg, S.R., Zimmerman, S.B. and Kornberg, A. Glucosylation of deoxyribonucleic acid by enzymes from bacteriophage-infected Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 1487-1493.

[EC created 1965]

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