reticuline oxidasemedical dictionary


<cell biology> Vesicular plant enzyme that catalyses the formation of the berberine bridgehead carbon of scoulerine from the n-methyl carbon of reticuline; leads to benzophenanthridine alkaloids

Registry number: EC

Synonyms: berberine-bridge-forming enzyme, tetrahydroprotoberberine synthase, (s)-reticuline - oxygen oxidoreductase (methylene-bridge forming), berberine bridge enzyme, bbe enzyme

(26 Jun 1999)

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