IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyanidin 3-O-glucoside 7-O-glucosyltransferase (acyl-glucose)

Reaction: 1-O-vanilloyl-β-D-glucose + cyanidin 3-O-β-D-glucoside = vanillate + cyanidin 3,7-di-O-β-D-glucoside

For diagram of reaction click here.

Glossary: vanillate = 4-hydroxy-3-methoxybenzoate
cyanidin = 3,3',4',5,7-pentahydroxyflavylium

Other name(s): AA7GT

Systematic name: 1-O-vanilloyl-β-D-glucose:cyanidin-3-O-β-D-glucoside 7-O-β-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: Isolated from the plant Delphinium grandiflorum (delphinium). Also acts on other anthocyanidins and with other acyl-glucose derivatives.

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


1. Matsuba, Y., Sasaki, N., Tera, M., Okamura, M., Abe, Y., Okamoto, E., Nakamura, H., Funabashi, H., Takatsu, M., Saito, M., Matsuoka, H., Nagasawa, K. and Ozeki, Y. A novel glucosylation reaction on anthocyanins catalyzed by acyl-glucose-dependent glucosyltransferase in the petals of carnation and delphinium. Plant Cell 22 (2010) 3374-3389. [PMID: 20971893]

[EC created 2013]

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