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Substance Name: Dihydropteroate Synthase
RN: 9055-61-2


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of dihydropteroate from p-aminobenzoic acid and dihydropteridine-hydroxymethyl-pyrophosphate. EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Dihydropteroate Synthase

MeSH Heading

  • Dihydropteroate Synthase


  • Dihydropteroate Pyrophosphorylase
  • Dihydropteroate Synthetase
  • Pyrophosphorylase, Dihydropteroate
  • Synthase, Dihydropteroate
  • Synthetase, Dihydropteroate

Systematic Name

  • 2-Amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine-diphosphate:4-aminobenzoate 2-amino-4-hydroxydihydropteridine-6-methenyltransferase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9055-61-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009055612