IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: scyllo-inosamine-4-phosphate amidinotransferase

Reaction: L-arginine + 1-amino-1-deoxy-scyllo-inositol 4-phosphate = L-ornithine + 1-guanidino-1-deoxy-scyllo-inositol 4-phosphate

Other name(s): L-arginine:inosamine-P-amidinotransferase; inosamine-P amidinotransferase; L-arginine:inosamine phosphate amidinotransferase; inosamine-phosphate amidinotransferase

Systematic name: L-arginine:1-amino-1-deoxy-scyllo-inositol-4-phosphate amidinotransferase

Comments: 1D-1-Guanidino-3-amino-1,3-dideoxy-scyllo-inositol 6-phosphate, streptamine phosphate and 2-deoxystreptamine phosphate can also act as acceptors; canavanine can act as donor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 52227-63-1


1. Walker, M.S. and Walker, J.B. Enzymic studies on the biosynthesis of streptomycin, transamidation of inosamine and streptamine derivatives. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 1262-1269.

[EC created 1976, modified 2001]

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