IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: indoleacetate—lysine synthetase

Reaction: ATP + (indol-3-yl)acetate + L-lysine = ADP + phosphate + N6-[(indole-3-yl)acetyl]-L-lysine

Other name(s): indoleacetate:L-lysine ligase (ADP-forming)

Systematic name: (indol-3-yl)acetate:L-lysine ligase (ADP-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 103537-15-1


1. Glass, N.L. and Kosuge, T. Cloning of the gene for indoleacetic acid-lysine synthetase from Pseudomonas syringae subsp. savastanoi. J. Bacteriol. 166 (1986) 598. [PMID: 3084452]

2. Hutzinger, O. and Kosuge, T. Microbial synthesis and degradation of indole-3-acetic acid. 3. The isolation and characterization of indole-3-acetyl-ε-L-lysine. Biochemistry 7 (1968) 601-605. [PMID: 5644130]

[EC created 1989]

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