PMID: 100399Jan 1, 1978

Isolation of glucosyltransferase from Streptomyces aureofaciens

Folia Microbiologica
J MatĕjůZ Vanĕk

Abstract

Streptomyces aureofaciens B 96 grown on a synthetic medium glucosylated exogenous 1,2-dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone (alizarin). The glucosylation was inhibited by 2,4-dinitrophenol added to the cultivation medium. A cell-free preparation was obtained from the mycelium isolated after 16 h of growth and was found to catalyze the transfer of glucose from glucosyluridyl diphosphate to 1,2-dihydroxy-9,10-anthraquinone, giving rise to 1-hydroxy-2-(beta-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-9,10-anthraquinone.

Citations

Jan 1, 1991·Folia Microbiologica·J Matĕjů, M Nohýnek
Jan 1, 1984·Folia Microbiologica·N SteinerováZ Vanĕk

Related Concepts

Anthraquinones
Bacterial Proteins
Cell-Free System
Dinitrophenols
Glucosides
Glucosyltransferases
Streptomyces aureofaciens
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