Reaction: benzoyl-CoA + anthranilate = CoA + N-benzoylanthranilate
Systematic name: benzoyl-CoA:anthranilate N-benzoyltransferase
Comments: Cinnamoyl-CoA, 4-coumaroyl-CoA and salicyloyl-CoA can act as donors, but more slowly. Involved in the biosynthesis of phytoalexins.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 125498-59-1
1. Reinhard, K. and Matern, U. The biosynthesis of phytoalexins in Dianthus caryophyllus L. cell cultures: induction of benzoyl-CoA:anthranilate N-benzoyltransferase activity. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 275 (1989) 295-301. [PMID: 2817901]