IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: piperidine N-piperoyltransferase

Reaction: (E,E)-piperoyl-CoA + piperidine = CoA + N-[(E,E)-piperoyl]-piperidine

Other name(s): piperidine piperoyltransferase; piperoyl-CoA:piperidine N-piperoyltransferase

Systematic name: (E,E)-piperoyl-CoA:piperidine N-piperoyltransferase

Comments: Pyrrolidine and 3-pyrroline can also act as acceptors, but more slowly.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 126806-22-2


1. Geisler, J.G. and Gross, G.G. The biosynthesis of piperine in Piper nigrum. Phytochemistry 29 (1990) 489-492.

[EC created 1992]

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