The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: vitexin β-glucosyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-glucose + vitexin = UDP + vitexin 2′′-O-β-D-glucoside
For diagram of the biosynthesis of vitexin and isovitexin derivatives, click here
Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-vitexin 2′′-glucosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-glucose:vitexin 2′′-O-β-D-glucosyltransferase
Comments: Vitexin is a flavonoid from Cannabis sativa (hemp) and some populations of Silene alba.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 76828-68-7
1.  Heinsbroek, R., Van Brederode, J., Van Nigtevecht, G., Maas, J., Kamsteeg, J., Besson, E. and Chopin, J. The 2′′-O-glucosylation of vitexin and isovitexin in petals of Silene alba is catalysed by two dfferent enzymes. Phytochemistry 19 (1980) 1935–1937.
[EC created 1983]

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