Reaction: malonyl-CoA + 4'''-demalonylsalvianin = CoA + salvianin
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Glossary: salvianin = pelargonidin 3-O-(6-caffeoyl-β-D-glucoside) 5-O-(4,6-di-O-malonyl-β-D-glucoside)
4'''-demalonylsalvianin = pelargonidin 3-O-(6-caffeoyl-β-D-glucoside) 5-O-(6-O-malonyl-β-D-glucoside)
Other name(s): malonyl-CoA:anthocyanin 5-glucoside 4'''-O-malonyltransferase; Ss5MaT2
Systematic name: malonyl-CoA:4'''-demalonylsalvianin 4'''-O-malonyltransferase
Comments: Isolated from the plant Salvia splendens (scarlet sage).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Suzuki, H., Sawada, S., Watanabe, K., Nagae, S., Yamaguchi, M.A., Nakayama, T. and Nishino, T. Identification and characterization of a novel anthocyanin malonyltransferase from scarlet sage (Salvia splendens) flowers: an enzyme that is phylogenetically separated from other anthocyanin acyltransferases. Plant J. 38 (2004) 994-1003. [PMID: 15165190]