Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups;
Transferring alkyl or aryl groups, other than methyl groups (only sub-subclass identified to date)
prenyl diphosphate + umbelliferone = diphosphate + demethylsuberosin [RN:
The enzyme from parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is specific for umbelliferone and prenyl diphosphate. A minor product is osthenol, which is produced by transfer of the prenyl group to C-8 of umbelliferone.
EC 184.108.40.206 created 2017
ec00999 Biosynthesis of various plant secondary metabolites
ec01110 Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
K21588 umbelliferone 6-dimethylallyltransferase
Hamerski D, Schmitt D, Matern U
Induction of two prenyltransferases for the accumulation of coumarin phytoalexins in elicitor-treated Ammi majus cell suspension cultures.
Karamat F, Olry A, Munakata R, Koeduka T, Sugiyama A, Paris C, Hehn A, Bourgaud F, Yazaki K
A coumarin-specific prenyltransferase catalyzes the crucial biosynthetic reaction for furanocoumarin formation in parsley.
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 220.127.116.11