Reaction Summary

Reaction from adenosine (A) to N6-isopentenyladenosine (i6A)

Reaction details:

Reaction type level 1: isopentenylation
Reaction type level 2: alkylation
Reaction type level 3: group addition
Input group: H
Output group: *CC=C(C)/C
Introduced group name: isopenthenyl
Introduced group type: hydrocarbon
Site: base/exocyclic
Atom address: N6
Modification level: 1

Enzymes that catalyse this reaction:

Acronym Full name Organism
MiaA tRNA (adenosine(37)-N6)-dimethylallyltransferase Escherichia coli
Mod5 tRNA dimethylallyltransferase, mitochondrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Mod5 tRNA dimethylallyltransferase, mitochondrial Homo sapiens
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Last modification of this entry: 2011-09-14 13:45:53.377978
Edited by a user: magda
Edited content: Changed kingdom and rna.