This view shows enzymes only for those organisms listed below, in the list of taxa known to possess the pathway. If an enzyme name is shown in bold, there is experimental evidence for this enzymatic activity.
|Superclasses:||Biosynthesis → Secondary Metabolites Biosynthesis → Phenylpropanoid Derivatives Biosynthesis → Cinnamates Biosynthesis|
Expected Taxonomic Range: Viridiplantae
Fragaria x ananassa fruits accumulate cinnamoyl glucose esters during fruit ripening. These esters may be the precursors of the extensive secondary metabolites that contribute to aroma and flavor of the fully ripe fruits. These glucosides either serves as storage compounds, activated intermediates or as bioactive defense compounds [Landmann07]. In Vanilla planifolia cultures, the induction of UDP-glc;trans cinnamic acid glucosyl-transferase happens after 24 hours after being elicited with kinetin [Funk92]. trans-cinnamoyl-β-D-glucoside is an intermediate in the chlorogenic acid biosynthesis of Ipomoea batatas [Shimizu84].
Funk92: Funk C, Brodelius PE (1992). "Phenylpropanoid Metabolism in Suspension Cultures of Vanilla planifolia Andr. : IV. Induction of Vanillic Acid Formation." Plant Physiol 99(1);256-262. PMID: 16668858
Landmann07: Landmann C, Fink B, Schwab W (2007). "FaGT2: a multifunctional enzyme from strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) fruits involved in the metabolism of natural and xenobiotic compounds." Planta 226(2);417-28. PMID: 17323078
Shimizu84: Shimizu T, Kojima M (1984). "Partial purification and characterization of UDPG:t-cinnamate glucosyltransferase in the root of sweet potato, Ipomoea batatas Lam." J Biochem 95(1);205-12. PMID: 6231280
FraissinetTache98: Fraissinet-Tachet L, Baltz R, Chong J, Kauffmann S, Fritig B, Saindrenan P (1998). "Two tobacco genes induced by infection, elicitor and salicylic acid encode glucosyltransferases acting on phenylpropanoids and benzoic acid derivatives, including salicylic acid." FEBS Lett 437(3);319-23. PMID: 9824316
Jackson01: Jackson RG, Lim EK, Li Y, Kowalczyk M, Sandberg G, Hoggett J, Ashford DA, Bowles DJ (2001). "Identification and biochemical characterization of an Arabidopsis indole-3-acetic acid glucosyltransferase." J Biol Chem 276(6);4350-6. PMID: 11042207
Lunkenbein06: Lunkenbein S, Bellido M, Aharoni A, Salentijn EM, Kaldenhoff R, Coiner HA, Munoz-Blanco J, Schwab W (2006). "Cinnamate metabolism in ripening fruit. Characterization of a UDP-glucose:cinnamate glucosyltransferase from strawberry." Plant Physiol 140(3);1047-58. PMID: 16443693
Xu02a: Xu ZJ, Nakajima M, Suzuki Y, Yamaguchi I (2002). "Cloning and characterization of the abscisic acid-specific glucosyltransferase gene from adzuki bean seedlings." Plant Physiol 129(3);1285-95. PMID: 12114582
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