IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: zeatin O-β-D-xylosyltransferase

Reaction: UDP-D-xylose + zeatin = UDP + O-β-D-xylosylzeatin

Glossary: zeatin

Other name(s): uridine diphosphoxylose-zeatin xylosyltransferase; zeatin O-xylosyltransferase

Systematic name: UDP-D-xylose:zeatin O-β-D-xylosyltransferase

Comments: Does not act on UDP-glucose (cf. EC alizarin 2-β-glucosyltransferase).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 110541-22-5


1. Turner, J.E., Mok, D.W.S., Mok, M.C. and Shaw, G. Isolation and partial-purification of an enzyme catalyzing the formation of O-xylosylzeatin in Phaseolus vulgaris embryos. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 84 (1987) 3714-3717.

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