Information on EC 2.3.1.221 - noranthrone synthase

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     2 Transferases
         2.3 Acyltransferases
             2.3.1 Transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups
                2.3.1.221 noranthrone synthase
IUBMB Comments
A multi-domain polyketide synthase involved in the synthesis of aflatoxins in the fungus Aspergillus parasiticus. The hexanoyl starter unit is provided to the acyl-carrier protein (ACP) domain by a dedicated fungal fatty acid synthase .
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
norsolorinic acid anthrone synthase, norsolorinic acid anthrone-producing polyketide synthase, PksA, polyketide synthase A, more
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LITERATURE
7 malonyl-CoA + hexanoyl-[acyl-carrier protein] = 7 CoA + norsolorinic acid anthrone + [acyl-carrier protein] + 7 CO2 + 2 H2O
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