IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.3.1.153

Accepted name: anthocyanin 5-(6'''-hydroxycinnamoyltransferase)

Reaction: 4-hydroxycinnamoyl-CoA + anthocyanidin 3,5-diglucoside = CoA + anthocyanidin 3-glucoside 5-(6-O-4-hydroxycinnamoylglucoside)

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Glossary: 4-hydroxycinnamoyl-CoA = 4-coumaroyl-CoA

Systematic name: 4-hydroxycinnamoyl-CoA:anthocyanidin 3,5-diglucoside 5-O-glucoside-6'''-O-4-hydroxycinnamoyltransferase

Comments: Isolated from the plant Gentiana triflora. Transfers the hydroxycinnamoyl group only to the C-5 glucoside of anthocyanin. Caffeoyl-CoA, but not malonyl-CoA, can substitute as an acyl donor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 198841-53-1

References:

1. Fujiwara, H., Tanaka, Y., Fukui, Y., Nakao, M., Ashikari, T., Kusumi, T. Anthocyanin 5-aromatic acyltransferase from Gentiana triflora. Purification, characterization and its role in anthocyanin biosynthesis. Eur. J. Biochem. 249 (1997) 45-51. [PMID: 9363752]

2. Fujiwara, H., Tanaka, Y., Yonekura-Sakakibara, K., Fukuchi-Mizutani, M., Nakao, M., Fukui, Y., Yamaguchi, M., Ashikari, T. and Kusumi, T. cDNA cloning, gene expression and subcellular localization of anthocyanin 5-aromatic acyltransferase from Gentiana triflora. Plant J. 16 (1998) 421-431. [PMID: 9881162]

[EC 2.3.1.153 created 1999, modified 2013]


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