IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5-(3,4-diacetoxybut-1-ynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene deacetylase

Reaction: 5-(3,4-diacetoxybut-1-ynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene + H2O = 5-(3-hydroxy-4-acetoxybut-1-ynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene + acetate

Other name(s): diacetoxybutynylbithiophene acetate esterase; 3,4-diacetoxybutinylbithiophene:4-acetate esterase

Systematic name: 5-(3,4-diacetoxybut-1-ynyl)-2,2'-bithiophene acetylhydrolase

Comments: A highly specific enzyme from Tagetes patula.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 95990-32-2


1. Pensl, R. and Suetfeld, R. Occurrence of 3,4-diacetoybutinylbithiophene in Tagetes patula and its enzymatic conversion. Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 40 (1985) 3-7.

[EC created 1989]

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