IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: discadenine synthase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + N6-(Δ2-isopentenyl)-adenine = S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine + discadenine

Glossary: discadenine = 3-(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)-N6-(Δ2-isopentenyl)-adenine

Other name(s): discadenine synthetase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:N6-(Δ2-isopentenyl)-adenine 3-(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)-transferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 74082-52-3


1. Taya, Y., Tanaka, Y. and Nishimura, S. Cell-free biosynthesis of discadenine, a spore germination inhibitor of Dictyostelium discoideum. FEBS Lett. 89 (1978) 326-328. [PMID: 566219]

[EC created 1984]

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