Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound: Cs+

Synonyms: cesium ion

Superclasses: an iona cationan inorganic cationa monovalent inorganic cation
an ionan inorganic ionan inorganic cationa monovalent inorganic cation

Chemical Formula: Cs

Molecular Weight: 132.9 Daltons


InChI: InChI=1S/Cs/q+1


Unification Links: ChEBI:49547, PubChem:104967

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): 0.0

In Transport reactions:
an ion[periplasm]an ion[extracellular space]

Enzymes activated by Cs+, sorted by the type of activation, are:

Activator (Mechanism unknown) of: IMP dehydrogenase [Kerr00, Comment 1]

Enzymes inhibited by Cs+, sorted by the type of inhibition, are:

Inhibitor (Mechanism unknown) of: dihydrofolate reductase [Baccanari75]

This compound has been characterized as an alternative cofactor or prosthetic group of the following enzymes: methionine adenosyltransferase


Baccanari75: Baccanari D, Phillips A, Smith S, Sinski D, Burchall J (1975). "Purification and properties of Escherichia coli dihydrofolate reductase." Biochemistry 1975;14(24);5267-73. PMID: 46

Kerr00: Kerr KM, Cahoon M, Bosco DA, Hedstrom L (2000). "Monovalent cation activation in Escherichia coli inosine 5'-monophosphate dehydrogenase." Arch Biochem Biophys 2000;375(1);131-7. PMID: 10683258

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