IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nicotianamine synthase

Reaction: 3 S-adenosyl-L-methionine = 3 S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine + nicotianamine

For reaction pathway click here.

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:S-adenosyl-L-methionine:S-adenosyl-L-methionine 3-amino-3-carboxypropyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 161515-44-2


1. Higuchi, K., Kanazawa, K., Nishizawa, N.-K., Chino, M., Mori, S. Purification and characterization of nicotianamine synthase from Fe-deficient barley root. Plant Soil 165 (1994) 173-179.

[EC created 1999]

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