EC - Phosphoribosylaminoimidazolecarboxamide formyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
phosphoribosylaminoimidazolecarboxamide formyltransferase
Other names:
10-formyltetrahydrofolate:5'-phosphoribosyl-5-amino-4-imidazolecarboxamide formyltransferase
5'-phosphoribosyl-5-amino-4-imidazolecarboxamide formyltransferase
5-amino-1-ribosyl-4-imidazolecarboxamide 5'-phosphate transformylase
5-amino-4-imidazolecarboxamide ribonucleotide transformylase
5-amino-4-imidazolecarboxamide ribotide transformylase
AICAR formyltransferase
AICAR transformylase
aminoimidazolecarboxamide ribonucleotide transformylase
Systematic name:
10-formyltetrahydrofolate:5'-phosphoribosyl-5-amino-4-imidazole-carboxamide N-formyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004643
CAS Registry Number: 9032-03-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (472) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Hartman, S.C. and Buchanan, J.M.
    Biosynthesis of the purines. XXVI. The identification of the formyl donors of the transformylation reactions.
    J. Biol. Chem. 234 : 1812-1816 (1959). [PMID: 13672969]

[EC created 1961, modified 2000]