IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: adenosyl-fluoride synthase

Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + fluoride = 5'-deoxy-5'-fluoroadenosine + L-methionine

Other name(s): fluorinase

Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:fluoride adenosyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 438583-16-5


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2. Dong, C., Huang, F., Deng, H., Schaffrath, C., Specner, J.B., O'Hagan, D. and Naismith, J.H. Crystal structure and mechanism of a bacterial fluorinating enzyme. Nature 427 (2004) 561-565. [PMID: 14765200]

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