IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oleanolate 3-O-glucosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucose + oleanolate = UDP + oleanolate 3-O-β-D-glucoside

Glossary: oleanolate = 3β-hydroxyolean-12-en-28-oate

Other name(s): UGT73C10 (gene name); UGT73C11 (gene name)

Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucose:oleanolate 3-O-glucosyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme has been characterized from the saponin-producing crucifer plant Barbarea vulgaris.

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


1. Augustin, J.M., Drok, S., Shinoda, T., Sanmiya, K., Nielsen, J.K., Khakimov, B., Olsen, C.E., Hansen, E.H., Kuzina, V., Ekstrom, C.T., Hauser, T. and Bak, S. UDP-glycosyltransferases from the UGT73C subfamily in Barbarea vulgaris catalyze sapogenin 3-O-glucosylation in saponin-mediated insect resistance. Plant Physiol. 160 (2012) 1881-1895. [PMID: 23027665]

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