Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound: phosphoenolpyruvate

Synonyms: P-enol-pyr, P-enol-pyruvate, P-enol-pyruvate, P-enol-pyr, PEP

Component of: IclR-PEP

Chemical Formula: C3H2O6P

Molecular Weight: 165.02 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 167.9823744031 Daltons

phospho<i>enol</i>pyruvate compound structure

SMILES: C=C(OP([O-])([O-])=O)C([O-])=O

InChI: InChI=1S/C3H5O6P/c1-2(3(4)5)9-10(6,7)8/h1H2,(H,4,5)(H2,6,7,8)/p-3


Unification Links: CAS:73-89-2 , CAS:138-08-9 , ChEBI:58702 , ChemSpider:2907208 , HMDB:HMDB00263 , IAF1260:33756 , KEGG:C00074 , PubChem:3674425

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -311.57

Reactions known to consume the compound:

3-dehydroquinate biosynthesis I :
phosphoenolpyruvate + D-erythrose 4-phosphate + H2O → 3-deoxy-D-arabino-heptulosonate-7-phosphate + phosphate

CMP-3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate biosynthesis I :
D-arabinose 5-phosphate + phosphoenolpyruvate + H2O → 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate 8-phosphate + phosphate

glycerol degradation V :
dihydroxyacetone + phosphoenolpyruvate → glycerone phosphate + pyruvate

UDP-N-acetylmuramoyl-pentapeptide biosynthesis I (meso-DAP-containing) :
UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine + phosphoenolpyruvate → UDP-N-acetyl-α-D-glucosamine-enolpyruvate + phosphate

Not in pathways:
phosphoenolpyruvate + a [PTS enzyme I]-L-histidine → pyruvate + a [PTS enzyme I]-Nπ-phospho-L-histidine
phosphoenolpyruvate[periplasmic space] + H2O[periplasmic space] → pyruvate[periplasmic space] + phosphate[periplasmic space]

Reactions known to produce the compound:

gluconeogenesis I :
pyruvate + ATP + H2O → phosphoenolpyruvate + AMP + phosphate + 2 H+
oxaloacetate + ATP → CO2 + phosphoenolpyruvate + ADP

glycolysis I (from glucose 6-phosphate) , glycolysis II (from fructose 6-phosphate) :
pyruvate + ATP + H2O → phosphoenolpyruvate + AMP + phosphate + 2 H+

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

chorismate biosynthesis from 3-dehydroquinate :
shikimate 3-phosphate + phosphoenolpyruvate ↔ 5-enolpyruvyl-shikimate 3-phosphate + phosphate

gluconeogenesis I :
2-phospho-D-glycerate ↔ phosphoenolpyruvate + H2O

glycolysis I (from glucose 6-phosphate) :
pyruvate + ATP ↔ ADP + phosphoenolpyruvate + H+
2-phospho-D-glycerate ↔ phosphoenolpyruvate + H2O

glycolysis II (from fructose 6-phosphate) :
pyruvate + ATP ↔ ADP + phosphoenolpyruvate + H+
2-phospho-D-glycerate ↔ phosphoenolpyruvate + H2O

mixed acid fermentation :
pyruvate + ATP ↔ ADP + phosphoenolpyruvate + H+
oxaloacetate + phosphate ↔ phosphoenolpyruvate + hydrogen carbonate

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
phosphoenolpyruvate + PtsI = pyruvate + PtsI-Phis189
phosphoenolpyruvate + PtsP = pyruvate + PtsP-phosphorylated
IclR + phosphoenolpyruvate = IclR-PEP

Enzymes activated by phosphoenolpyruvate, sorted by the type of activation, are:

Activator (Mechanism unknown) of: 3-phosphoshikimate-1-carboxyvinyltransferase [Gruys92] , phosphate acetyltransferase [CamposBermudez10] , fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase [Hines06] , isocitrate dehydrogenase phosphatase [Nimmo84] , fructose bisphosphate aldolase , fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase [Donahue00]

Enzymes inhibited by phosphoenolpyruvate, sorted by the type of inhibition, are:

Inhibitor (Competitive) of: glucokinase [Ogawa07a] , glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase, aerobic [Schryvers78] , phosphoglucose isomerase [Ogawa07a] , glucokinase [Ogawa07a] , isocitrate lyase

Inhibitor (Allosteric) of: isocitrate dehydrogenase [Ogawa07] , 6-phosphofructokinase [Fraenkel73, Blangy68]

Inhibitor (Mechanism unknown) of: phosphate acetyltransferase [CamposBermudez10] , thiamine phosphate synthase [Kayama73, Kawasaki79] , fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase [Babul83] , phosphoenolpyruvate synthetase [Cooper69, Chulavatnatol73] , isocitrate lyase , isocitrate dehydrogenase kinase [Nimmo84] , phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (ATP) [Krebs80a] , methylglyoxal synthase [Hopper71, Comment 1] , glutamine synthetase adenylyltransferase [Ebner70, Comment 2]

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: alkaline phosphatase , phosphoglycolate phosphatase , 6-phosphogluconate phosphatase

In Growth Media: PMA phosphorus source test + phosphoenolpyruvate


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