6,7-dimethyl-8-ribityllumazine synthase 2 - P61711 (RISB2_BRUAB)


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  • Number of PDB entries for P61711: 3
Catalyzes the formation of 6,7-dimethyl-8-ribityllumazine by condensation of 5-amino-6-(D-ribitylamino)uracil with 3,4-dihydroxy-2-butanone 4-phosphate. This is the penultimate step in the biosynthesis of riboflavin. Displays low catalytic activity in comparison with the isozyme RibH1. Is a highly immunogenic protein. Activates dendritic cells (DCs) in vitro, increasing the levels of costimulatory molecules and the secretion of proinflammatory cytokines, and recruits DCs, B cells and CD8+ T cells in vivo, both effects in a TLR4-dependent manner. Induces the cross presentation of covalently attached peptides and generates a strong and long-lasting humoral immune response without adjuvants; TLR4 signaling is necessary for the induction of the cytotoxic response but not for antigen cross presentation. Elicits a TLR4-mediated protective response against B16 melanoma in mice, slowing tumor growth and prolonging mice survival. UniProt
Catalytic Activity
1-deoxy-L-glycero-tetrulose 4-phosphate + 5-amino-6-D-ribitylaminouracil = 6,7-dimethyl-8-D-ribityllumazine + 2 H2O + phosphate. UniProt
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Subunit Structure
Homodecamer, arranged as a dimer of pentamers. UniProt
  • Other Gene names: ribH2, ribH, ribH-2, BruAb2_0535
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