The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: tRNA-uridine aminocarboxypropyltransferase
Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + uridine47 tRNAPhe = S-methyl-5′-thioadenosine + 3-[(3S)-3-amino-3-carboxypropyl]-uridine47 in tRNAPhe
Other name(s): S-adenosyl-L-methionine:tRNA-uridine 3-(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)transferase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine:uridine47 in tRNAPhe 3-[(3S)-3-amino-3-carboxypropyl]transferase
Comments: The enzyme was studied in the bacterium Escherichia coli. The modification is found in the variable loop of the tRNA.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Nishimura, S., Taya, Y., Kuchino, Y. and Ohashi, Z. Enzymatic synthesis of 3-(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)uridine in Escherichia coli phenylalanine transfer RNA: transfer of the 3-amino-acid-3-carboxypropyl group from S-adenosylmethionine. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 57 (1974) 702–708. [DOI] [PMID: 4597321]
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