Tryptophan dimethylallyltransferase

Part of the Springer Handbook of Enzymes book series (HDBKENZYMES, volume 34)


EC number

Systematic name

dimethylallyl-diphosphate:l-tryptophan dimethylallyltransferase

Recommended name

tryptophan dimethylallyltransferase


4-(γ,γ-dimethylallyl)tryptophan synthase

DMAT synthase

DMAT synthetase

dimethylallylpyrophosphate:l-tryptophan dimethylallyltransferase

dimethylallylpyrophosphate:tryptophan dimethylallyl transferase

dimethylallylpyrophosphate:tryptophan dimethylallyltransferase

dimethylallyltransferase, tryptophan

dimethylallyltryptophan synthetase

CAS registry number



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