Accepted name: phosphopolyprenol glucosyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-glucose + polyprenyl phosphate = UDP + polyprenylphosphate-glucose
Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-polyprenol monophosphate glucosyltransferase; UDP-glucose:polyprenol monophosphate glucosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-glucose:phosphopolyprenol D-glucosyltransferase
Comments: Ficaprenyl phosphate is the best substrate; other polyprenols can also act as substrates, but more slowly.
1.  Jankowski, W., Mankowski, T. and Chojnacki, T. Formation of polyprenol monophosphate glucose in Shigella flexneri. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 337 (1974) 153–162. [PMID: 4373050]
[EC created 1976]

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