IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pinosylvin synthase

Reaction: 3 malonyl-CoA + cinnamoyl-CoA = 4 CoA + pinosylvin + 4 CO2

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Other name(s): stilbene synthase (ambiguous); pine stilbene synthase (ambiguous)

Systematic name: malonyl-CoA:cinnamoyl-CoA malonyltransferase (cyclizing)

Comments: Not identical with EC (naringenin-chalcone synthase) or EC (trihydroxystilbene synthase).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 72994-49-1


1. Gehlert, R., Schöppner, A. and Kindl, H. Stilbene synthase from seedlings of Pinus sylvestris - purification and induction in response to fungal infection. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interaction 3 (1990) 444-449.

[EC created 1992]

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