EC 2.5.1.1 - Dimethylallyltranstransferase

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EC 2.5.1.1

Names

Accepted name:
dimethylallyltranstransferase
Other names:
(2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate synthetase
trans-farnesyl pyrophosphate synthetase
DMAPP:IPP-dimethylallyltransferase
dimethylallyltransferase
diprenyltransferase
geranyl pyrophosphate synthase
geranyl pyrophosphate synthetase
geranyl-diphosphate synthase
prenyltransferase
Systematic name:
dimethylallyl-diphosphate:isopentenyl-diphosphate dimethylallyltranstransferase

Reaction

Comments:

This enzyme will not accept larger prenyl diphosphates as efficient donors.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00407
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004161
CAS Registry Number: 9032-79-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (61) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Banthorpe, D.V., Bucknall, G.A., Doonan, H.J., Doonan, S. and Rowan, M.G.
    Biosynthesis of geraniol and nerol in cell-free extracts of Tanacetum vulgare.
    Phytochemistry 15: 91-100 (1976).
  2. Sagami, H., Ogura, K., Seto, S. and Kurokawa, T.
    A new prenyltransferase from Micrococcus lysodeikticus.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 85: 572-578 (1978). [PMID: 736921]

[EC 2.5.1.1 created 1961]