Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
glycolate oxidaseInferred from experiment: glcD, glcE, glcF

In Pathway: glycolate and glyoxylate degradation II, glycolate and glyoxylate degradation I

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: glycolate dehydrogenase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: glycolate oxidoreductase, glycolic acid dehydrogenase, glycolate:(acceptor) 2-oxidoreductase

This reaction is part of the metabolism of glycolate.

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also acts on (R)-lactate. 2,6-Dichloroindophenol and phenazine methosulfate can act as acceptors.

Citations: [Lord72]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


Lord72: Lord JM (1972). "Glycolate oxidoreductase in Escherichia coli." Biochim Biophys Acta 1972;267(2);227-37. PMID: 4557653

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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