KEGG   ENZYME: 2.1.4.3
Entry
EC 2.1.4.3                  Enzyme                                 

Name
L-arginine:L-lysine amidinotransferase;
amtA (gene name)
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Amidinotransferases
Sysname
L-arginine:L-lysine amidinotransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-arginine + L-lysine = L-ornithine + L-homoarginine [RN:R12506]
Reaction(KEGG)
R12506
Substrate
L-arginine [CPD:C00062];
L-lysine [CPD:C00047]
Product
L-ornithine [CPD:C00077];
L-homoarginine [CPD:C01924]
Comment
The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. phaseolicola, is involved in the biosynthesis of the toxin phaseolotoxin, a modified tripeptide that causes the 'halo blight' disease of beans.
History
EC 2.1.4.3 created 2019
Reference
1  [PMID:11310742]
  Authors
Hernandez-Guzman G, Alvarez-Morales A
  Title
Isolation and characterization of the gene coding for the amidinotransferase involved in the biosynthesis of phaseolotoxin in Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola.
  Journal
Mol Plant Microbe Interact 14:545-54 (2001)
DOI:10.1094/MPMI.2001.14.4.545
  Sequence
Reference
2  [PMID:27419063]
  Authors
Li M, Chen L, Deng Z, Zhao C
  Title
Characterization of AmtA, an amidinotransferase involved in the biosynthesis of phaseolotoxins.
  Journal
FEBS Open Bio 6:603-9 (2016)
DOI:10.1002/2211-5463.12071
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 2.1.4.3
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 2.1.4.3
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 2.1.4.3
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 2.1.4.3
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