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Accepted name: fumigaclavine A dimethylallyltransferase
Reaction: fumigaclavine A + prenyl diphosphate = fumigaclavine C + diphosphate
For diagram of fumigaclavin alkaloid biosynthesis, click here
Glossary: fumigaclavine A = 6,8β-dimethylergolin-9β-yl acetate;
fumigaclavine C = 6,8β-dimethyl-2-(2-methylbut-3-en-2-yl)ergolin-9β-yl acetate
Other name(s): FgaPT1; dimethylallyl-diphosphate:fumigaclavine A dimethylallyltransferase
Systematic name: prenyl-diphosphate:fumigaclavine A prenyltransferase
Comments: Fumigaclavine C is an ergot alkaloid produced by some fungi of the Trichocomaceae family. Activity does not require any metal ions.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Unsöld, I.A. and Li, S.M. Reverse prenyltransferase in the biosynthesis of fumigaclavine C in Aspergillus fumigatus: gene expression, purification, and characterization of fumigaclavine C synthase FGAPT1. ChemBioChem 7 (2006) 158–164. [DOI] [PMID: 16397874]
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