IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2,3-diaminopropionate N-oxalyltransferase

Reaction: oxalyl-CoA + L-2,3-diaminopropanoate = CoA + N3-oxalyl-L-2,3-diaminopropanoate

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Other name(s): oxalyldiaminopropionate synthase; ODAP synthase; oxalyl-CoA:L-α,β-diaminopropionic acid oxalyltransferase; oxalyldiaminopropionic synthase

Systematic name: oxalyl-CoA:L-2,3-diaminopropanoate N3-oxalyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62213-48-3


1. Malathi, K., Padmanaban, G. and Sarma, P.S. Biosynthesis of β-N-oxalyl-L-α,β-diaminopropionic acid, the Lathyrus sativus neurotoxin. Phytochemistry 9 (1970) 1603-1610.

[EC created 1976]

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