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MetaCyc Enzyme: cardenolide β-D-fucohydrolase

Synonyms: cardenolide β-D-fucohydrolase

Species: Digitalis lanata

Summary:
An enzyme with beta-D-fucohydrolase activity was detected and partially purified from young leaves of Digitalis lanata. This enzymes catalyzes the cleavage of D-fucose from digiproside to form digitoxigenin [Kreis98].

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Credits:
Created 23-Oct-2008 by Pujar A, Boyce Thompson Institute


Enzymatic reaction of: cardenolide β-D-fucohydrolase

Inferred from experiment

digiproside + H2O ← digitoxigenin + D-fucose

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

The reaction is favored in the opposite direction.

In Pathways: cardenolide glucosides biosynthesis

T(opt): 37 °C [Kreis98]

pH(opt): 7.0 [Kreis98]


References

Kreis98: Kreis, W, Hensel, A, Stuhlemmer, U (1998). "Cardenolide biosynthesis in Foxglove." Planta Medica, 64, 491-499.


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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