UDP-glucosyltransferase activity of housefly microsomal fraction.

@article{Morello1979UDPglucosyltransferaseAO,
  title={UDP-glucosyltransferase activity of housefly microsomal fraction.},
  author={A. Morello and Y. Repetto},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1979},
  volume={177 3},
  pages={
          809-12
        }
}
  • A. Morello, Y. Repetto
  • Published 1979
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Biochemical journal
  • Housefly UDP-glucosyltransferase activity towards p-nitrophenol was demonstrated in a system in vitro. The activity is localized in the microsomal fraction, requires UDP-glucose, is slightly stimulated by Mg2+ and is activated optimally over a wide range of detergent concentration. Phenobarbital increases the enzyme(s) activity about 3-fold, with p-nitrophenol as substrate, which differs from the corresponding mammalian glucuronyltransferase. 
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