IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: aspulvinone dimethylallyltransferase

Reaction: 2 dimethylallyl diphosphate + aspulvinone E = 2 diphosphate + aspulvinone H

Other name(s): dimethylallyl pyrophosphate:aspulvinone dimethylallyltransferase

Systematic name: dimethylallyl-diphosphate:aspulvinone-E dimethylallyltransferase

Comments: This enzyme will also use as acceptor aspulvinone G, a hydroxylated derivative of the complex phenolic pigment aspulvinone E.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 67584-68-3


1. Takahashi, I., Ojima, N., Ogura, K. and Seto, S. Purification and characterization of dimethylallyl pyrophosphate: aspulvinone dimethylallyltransferase from Aspergillus terreus. Biochemistry 17 (1978) 2696-2702. [PMID: 678538]

[EC created 1984]

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