thiamin pyridinylase

(redirected from pyrimidine transferase)

thi·a·min pyr·i·din·y·lase

an enzyme catalyzing transfer of a pyridine or other bases into the position of the pyrimidine in thiamin; for example, thiamin reacting with pyridine produces heteropyrithiamin and 4-methyl-5-(2'-hydroxyethyl)thiazole.