IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycoprotein 2-β-D-xylosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-α-D-xylose + N4-{β-D-GlcNAc-(1→2)-α-D-Man-(1→3)-[β-D-GlcNAc-(1→2)-α-D-Man-(1→6)]-β-D-Man-(1→4)-β-D-GlcNAc-(1→4)-β-D-GlcNAc}-L-asparaginyl-[protein] = UDP + N4-{β-D-GlcNAc-(1→2)-α-D-Man-(1→3)-[β-D-GlcNAc-(1→2)-α-D-Man-(1→6)]-[β-D-Xyl-(1→2)]-β-D-Man-(1→4)-β-D-GlcNAc-(1→4)-β-D-GlcNAc}-L-asparaginyl-[protein]

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Other name(s): β1,2-xylosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-α-D-xylose:N4-{β-D-GlcNAc-(1→2)-α-D-mannosyl-(1→3)-[β-D-GlcNAc-(1→2)-α-D-mannosyl-(1→6)]-β-D-mannosyl-(1→4)-β-D-GlcNAc-(1→4)-β-D-GlcNAc}-L-asparaginyl-[protein] 2-β-D-xylosyltransferase (configuration-inverting)

Comments: Specific for N-linked oligosaccharides (N-glycans).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 141256-56-6


1. Zeng, Y., Bannon, G., Thomas, V.H., Rice, K., Drake, R. and Elbein, A. Purification and specificity of β1,2-xylosyltransferase, an enzyme that contributes to the allergenicity of some plant proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 272 (1997) 31340-31347. [PMID: 9395463]

2. Strasser, R., Mucha, J., Mach, L., Altmann, F., Wilson, I.B., Glössl, J. and Steinkellner, H. Molecular cloning and functional expression of β1,2-xylosyltransferase cDNA from Arabidopsis thaliana. FEBS Lett. 472 (2000) 105-108. [PMID: 10781814]

[EC created 2001]

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