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Accepted name: monoterpenol β-glucosyltransferase
Reaction: UDP-glucose + (-)-menthol = UDP + (-)-menthyl O-β-D-glucoside
For diagram of menthol biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): uridine diphosphoglucose-monoterpenol glucosyltransferase; UDPglucose:monoterpenol glucosyltransferase
Systematic name: UDP-glucose:(-)-menthol O-β-D-glucosyltransferase
Comments: (+)-Neomenthol can also act as acceptor.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 78990-64-4
1.  Fleuriet, A., Macheix, J.J., Suen, R. and Ibrahim, R.K. Partial purifiction and some properties of a hydroxycinnamoyl glucosyltransferase from tomato fruits. Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 35 (1980) 967–972.
[EC created 1984]

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