IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pyrithiamine deaminase

Reaction: 1-(4-amino-2-methylpyrimid-5-ylmethyl)-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-methylpyridinium + H2O = 1-(4-hydroxy-2-methylpyrimid-5-ylmethyl)-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-methylpyridinium + NH3

Glossary: pyrithiamine = 1-(4-amino-2-methylpyrimid-5-ylmethyl)-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-methylpyridinium bromide hydrobromide

Other name(s): 1-(4-amino-2-methylpyrimid-5-ylmethyl)-3-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-methylpyridinium-bromide aminohydrolase

Systematic name: 1-(4-amino-2-methylpyrimid-5-ylmethyl)-3-(β-hydroxyethyl)-2-methylpyridinium aminohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37289-23-9


1. Sinha, A.K. and Chatterjee, G.C. Metabolism of pyrithiamine by the pyrithiamine-requiring mutant of Staphylococcus aureus. Biochem. J. 107 (1968) 165-169. [PMID: 5641872]

[EC created 1972, modified 2014]

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