IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: spermidine dicoumaroyl transferase

Reaction: 2 4-coumaroyl-CoA + spermidine = 2 CoA + N1,N8-bis(4-coumaroyl)-spermidine

Other name(s): SCT

Systematic name: 4-coumaroyl-CoA:spermidine N-(hydroxycinnamoyl)transferase

Comments: The enzyme from the plant Arabidopsis thaliana has no activity with sinapoyl-CoA (cf. EC, spermidine disinapoyl transferase).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:


1. Luo, J., Fuell, C., Parr, A., Hill, L., Bailey, P., Elliott, K., Fairhurst, S.A., Martin, C. and Michael, A.J. A novel polyamine acyltransferase responsible for the accumulation of spermidine conjugates in Arabidopsis seed. Plant Cell 21 (2009) 318-333. [PMID: 19168716]

[EC created 2015]

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