EC - TRNA dimethylallyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
tRNA dimethylallyltransferase
Other names:
Δ2-isopentenyl pyrophosphate:tRNA-Δ2-isopentenyl transferase [incorrect]
Δ2-isopentenyl pyrophosphate:transfer ribonucleic acid Δ2-isopentenyltransferase [incorrect]
transfer ribonucleate isopentenyltransferase [incorrect]
IPP transferase [incorrect]
tRNA prenyltransferase
Systematic name:
dimethylallyl-diphosphate:tRNA dimethylallyltransferase



Formerly known as tRNA isopentenyltransferase (EC, but it is now known that dimethylallyl diphosphate, rather than isopentenyl diphosphate, is the substrate. Formerly EC and EC

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0052381
CAS Registry Number: 37277-78-4
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (792) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Leung, H. C., Chen, Y., Winkler, M. E.
    Regulation of substrate recognition by the MiaA tRNA prenyltransferase modification enzyme of Escherichia coli K-12.
    J. Biol. Chem. 272: 13073-13083 (1997). [PMID: 9148919]
  2. Soderberg, T., Poulter, C. D.
    Escherichia coli dimethylallyl diphosphate:tRNA dimethylallyltransferase: essential elements for recognition of tRNA substrates within the anticodon stem-loop.
    Biochemistry 39: 6546-6553 (2000). [PMID: 10828971]
  3. Moore, J. A., Mathis, J. R., Poulter, C. D.
    Escherichia coli dimethylallyl diphosphate:tRNA dimethylallyltransferase: pre-steady-state kinetic studies.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1479: 166-174 (2000). [PMID: 11004538]

[EC created 1972 as EC, transferred 2009 to EC]