pyrimidine transferase -->
thiamin pyridinylase
medical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme catalyzing transfer of a pyridine or other bases into the position of the pyrimidine in thiamin; e.g., thiamin reacting with pyridine produces heteropyrithiamin and 4-methyl-5-(2'-hydroxyethyl)-thiazole.

Synonyms: pyrimidine transferase, thiaminase I.

(05 Mar 2000)