IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose N,N-dimethyltransferase

Reaction: 2 S-adenosyl-L-methionine + dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose = 2 S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + dTDP-3-dimethylamino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose

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Glossary: dTDP-3-dimethylamino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose = dTDP-D-ravidosamine

Other name(s): RavNMT

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:dTDP-3-amino-3,6-dideoxy-α-D-galactopyranose 3-N,N-dimethyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme is involved in the synthesis of dTDP-D-ravidosamine, the amino sugar moiety of the antibiotic ravidomycin V, which is produced by the bacterium Streptomyces ravidus.

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1. Kharel, M.K., Lian, H. and Rohr, J. Characterization of the TDP-D-ravidosamine biosynthetic pathway: one-pot enzymatic synthesis of TDP-D-ravidosamine from thymidine-5-phosphate and glucose-1-phosphate. Org. Biomol. Chem. 9 (2011) 1799-1808. [PMID: 21264378]

[EC created 2011]

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