Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucose + 2-deoxystreptamine = UDP + 2'-deamino-2'-hydroxyparomamine
Glossary: 2'-deamino-2'-hydroxyparomamine = 4-O-α-D-glucopyranosyl-2-deoxy-D-streptamine
Other name(s): kanF (gene name)
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucose:2-deoxystreptamine 6-α-D-glucosyltransferase
Comments: Involved in the biosynthesis of kanamycin B and kanamycin C. Also catalyses EC 184.108.40.2063, 2-deoxystreptamine N-acetyl-D-glucosaminyltransferase, but activity is only one fifth of that with UDP-α-D-glucose.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Park, J.W., Park, S.R., Nepal, K.K., Han, A.R., Ban, Y.H., Yoo, Y.J., Kim, E.J., Kim, E.M., Kim, D., Sohng, J.K. and Yoon, Y.J. Discovery of parallel pathways of kanamycin biosynthesis allows antibiotic manipulation. Nat. Chem. Biol. 7 (2011) 843-852. [PMID: 21983602]