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Entry
EC 2.5.1.52                 Enzyme                                 

Name
L-mimosine synthase;
O3-acetyl-L-serine acetate-lyase (adding 3,4-dihydroxypyridin-1-yl);
3-O-acetyl-L-serine:3,4-dihydroxypyridine 1-(2-amino-2-carboxyethyl)transferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups;
Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups (only sub-subclass identified to date)
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
O3-acetyl-L-serine:3,4-dihydroxypyridine 1-(2-amino-2-carboxyethyl)transferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
O3-acetyl-L-serine + 3,4-dihydroxypyridine = 3-(3,4-dihydroxypyridin-1-yl)-L-alanine + acetate [RN:R04091]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
O3-acetyl-L-serine [CPD:C00979];
3,4-dihydroxypyridine [CPD:C02932]
Product
3-(3,4-dihydroxypyridin-1-yl)-L-alanine [CPD:C04446];
acetate [CPD:C00033]
Comment
Brings about the biosynthesis of L-mimosine in Mimosa and Leucaena sp. Not identical with EC 2.5.1.51, beta-pyrazolylalanine synthase.
History
EC 2.5.1.52 created 1989 as EC 4.2.99.15, transferred 2002 to EC 2.5.1.52
Reference
1
  Authors
Murakoshi, I., Ikegami, F., Hinuma, Y. and Hanma, Y.
  Title
Purification and characterization of L-mimosine synthase from Leucaena leucocephala.
  Journal
Phytochemistry 23 (1984) 1905-1908.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
93229-75-5

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