Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

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EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
adenylosuccinate lyaseInferred from experiment: purB

In Pathway: adenosine ribonucleotides de novo biosynthesis

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: adenylosuccinate lyase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: adenylosuccinase, succino AMP-lyase, 6-N-(1,2-dicarboxyethyl)AMP AMP-lyase, 6-N-(1,2-dicarboxyethyl)AMP AMP-lyase (fumarate-forming)

The final step in the de novo biosynthesis of purines, the second of the two step sequence from IMP to AMP.

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also acts on 1-(5-phosphoribosyl)-4-(N-succinocarboxamide)-5-aminoimidazole.

Citations: [CARTER56]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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CARTER56: CARTER CE, COHEN LH (1956). "The preparation and properties of adenylosuccinase and adenylosuccinic acid." J Biol Chem 222(1);17-30. PMID: 13366975

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