IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 7-deoxyloganetic acid glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucose + 7-deoxyloganetate = UDP + 7-deoxyloganate

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Other name(s): UGT8

Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucose:7-deoxyloganetate O-D-glucosyltransferase

Comments: Isolated from the plant Catharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle). Involved in loganin and secologanin biosynthesis. Does not react with 7-deoxyloganetin. cf. EC 7-deoxyloganetin glucosyltransferase.

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1. Asada, K., Salim, V., Masada-Atsumi, S., Edmunds, E., Nagatoshi, M., Terasaka, K., Mizukami, H. and De Luca, V. A 7-deoxyloganetic acid glucosyltransferase contributes a key step in secologanin biosynthesis in madagascar periwinkle. Plant Cell 25 (2013) 4123-4134. [PMID: 24104568]

[EC created 2014]

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