The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: soyasapogenol glucuronosyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-α-D-glucuronate + soyasapogenol B = UDP + soyasapogenol B 3-O-β-D-glucuronide
For diagram of soyasapogenol biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): UGASGT; UDP-D-glucuronate:soyasapogenol 3-O-D-glucuronosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-α-D-glucuronate:soyasapogenol 3-O-D-glucuronosyltransferase (configuration-inverting)
Comments: Requires a divalent ion, Mg2+ better than Mn2+, better than Ca2+. Also acts on soysapogenol A and E.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Kurosawa, Y., Takahara, H. and Shiraiwa, M. UDP-glucuronic acid:soyasapogenol glucuronosyltransferase involved in saponin biosynthesis in germinating soybean seeds. Planta 215 (2002) 620–629. [PMID: 12172845]
[EC created 2011]

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