IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: Renilla-luciferin sulfotransferase

Reaction: 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate + Renilla luciferin = adenosine 3',5'-bisphosphate + luciferyl sulfate

Glossary: 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate = PAPS

Other name(s): luciferin sulfotransferase; luciferin sulfokinase; luciferin sulfokinase (3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate:luciferin sulfotransferase); 3'-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate:Renilla luciferin sulfotransferase

Systematic name: 3'-phosphoadenylyl-sulfate:Renilla luciferin sulfonotransferase

Comments: The product may be identical with Watasenia luciferin.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37278-33-4


1. Cormier, M.J., Hori, K. and Karkhanis, Y.D. Studies on the bioluminescence of Renilla reniformis. VII. Conversion of luciferin into luciferyl sulfate by luciferin sulfokinase. Biochemistry 9 (1970) 1184-1189. [PMID: 4392153]

[EC created 1972, modified 1982]

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