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MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004156 - dihydropteroate synthase activity

Synonyms: (2-amino-4-hydroxy-7,8-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl-diphosphate:4-aminobenzoate 2-amino-4-hydroxydihydropteridine-6-methenyltransferase activity, 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine-diphosphate:4-aminobenzoate 2-amino-4-hydroxydihydropteridine-6-methenyltransferase activity, 7,8-dihydropteroate synthase activity, 7,8-dihydropteroate synthetase activity, 7,8-dihydropteroic acid synthetase activity, DHPS activity, dihydropteroate diphosphorylase activity, dihydropteroate pyrophosphorylase activity, dihydropteroate synthetase activity, dihydropteroic synthetase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine diphosphate + 4-aminobenzoate = diphosphate + dihydropteroate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016765 - transferase activity, transferring alkyl or aryl (other than methyl) groups

Term Members:
FolP

Unification Links: GO:0004156


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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