Reaction: ATP + L-phenylalanine = diphosphate + N-adenylyl-L-phenylalanine
Other names: L-phenylalanine adenylyltransferase
Systematic name: ATP:L-phenylalanine adenylyltransferase
Comments: Part of the system for biosynthesis of the alkaloid cyclopeptine in Penicillium cyclopium.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 98285-55-3
1. Lerbs, W. and Luckner, M. Cyclopeptine synthetase activity in surface cultures of Penicillium cyclopium. J. Basic Microbiol. 25 (1985) 387-391. [PMID: 2995633]