Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
malate synthase G Inferred from experiment : glcB
malate synthase A Inferred from experiment : aceB

In Pathway: glyoxylate cycle , glycolate and glyoxylate degradation II

Supersedes EC number:

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: malate synthase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: L-malate glyoxylate-lyase (CoA-acetylating), glyoxylate transacetylase, glyoxylate transacetase, glyoxylic transacetase, malate condensing enzyme, malate synθse, malic synθse, malic-condensing enzyme

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The EC number for this reaction has been modified from to in 2002.

Citations: [Dixon60]

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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


Dixon60: Dixon GH, Kornberg HL, Lund P (1960). "Purification and properties of malate synthetase." Biochim Biophys Acta 41;217-33. PMID: 13816984

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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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