IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: corydaline synthase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + palmatine + 2 NADPH + H+ = S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + corydaline + 2 NADP+

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Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:protoberberine 13-C-methyltransferase

Comments: Also acts on 7,8-dihydropalmatine.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 155807-67-3


1. Rueffer, M., Bauer, W. and Zenk, M.H. The formation of corydaline and related alkaloids in Corydalis cava in vivo and in vitro. Canad. J. Chem. 72 (1994) 170-175.

[EC created 2002]

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