EC - 3-phosphoshikimate 1-carboxyvinyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
3-phosphoshikimate 1-carboxyvinyltransferase
Other names:
5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase
EPSP synthase
3-enol-pyruvoylshikimate-5-phosphate synthase
Systematic name:
phosphoenolpyruvate:3-phosphoshikimate 5-O-(1-carboxyvinyl)-transferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00097
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003866
CAS Registry Number: 9068-73-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (650) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Morell, H., Clark, M.J., Knowles, P.F. and Sprinson, D.B.
    The enzymic synthesis of chorismic and prephenic acids from 3-enolpyruvylshikimic acid 5-phosphate.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242: 82-90 (1967). [PMID: 4289188]

[EC created 1976, modified 1983, modified 1989]