IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: anthocyanin 6"-O-malonyltransferase

Reaction: malonyl-CoA + an anthocyanidin 3-O-β-D-glucoside = CoA + an anthocyanidin 3-O-(6-O-malonyl-β-D-glucoside)

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Other Name(s): Dv3MaT; malonyl-coenzymeA:anthocyanidin-3-O-β-D-glucoside 6"-O-malonyltransferase; 3MaT

Systematic name: malonyl-CoA:anthocyanidin-3-O-β-D-glucoside 6"-O-malonyltransferase

Comments: Acts on pelargonidin 3-O-glucoside in dahlia (Dahlia variabilis), delphinidin 3-O-glucoside, and on cyanidin 3-O-glucoside in transgenic petunia (Petunia hybrida).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 111070-07-6


1. Suzuki, H., Nakayama, T., Yonekura-Sakakibara, K., Fukui, Y., Nakamura, N., Yamaguchi, M.A., Tanaka, Y., Kusumi, T. and Nishino, T. cDNA cloning, heterologous expressions, and functional characterization of malonyl-coenzyme A:anthocyanidin 3-O-glucoside-6"-O-malonyltransferase from dahlia flowers. Plant Physiol. 130 (2002) 2142-2151. [PMID: 12481098]

[EC created 2004]

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