This view shows enzymes only for those organisms listed below, in the list of taxa known to possess the pathway. If an enzyme name is shown in bold, there is experimental evidence for this enzymatic activity.
Synonyms: acetyl-CoA biosynthesis (from alcohol)
|Superclasses:||Degradation/Utilization/Assimilation → Alcohols Degradation → Ethanol Degradation|
Although Escherichia coli encodes the enzymes constituting this pathway by which ethanol can be degraded to acetyl-CoA and thereby enter central metabolism, in wild type ethanol is not metabolized at a sufficient rate to support growth. Certain mutant strains, however, with altered patterns of gene expression can grow on ethanol as source of carbon and energy.
Unification Links: EcoCyc:ETOH-ACETYLCOA-ANA-PWY
Acebron09: Acebron SP, Martin I, del Castillo U, Moro F, Muga A (2009). "DnaK-mediated association of ClpB to protein aggregates. A bichaperone network at the aggregate surface." FEBS Lett 583(18);2991-6. PMID: 19698713
Aristarkhov96: Aristarkhov A, Mikulskis A, Belasco JG, Lin EC (1996). "Translation of the adhE transcript to produce ethanol dehydrogenase requires RNase III cleavage in Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 178(14);4327-32. PMID: 8763968
Bindschedler05: Bindschedler LV, Wheatley E, Gay E, Cole J, Cottage A, Bolwell GP (2005). "Characterisation and expression of the pathway from UDP-glucose to UDP-xylose in differentiating tobacco tissue." Plant Mol Biol 57(2);285-301. PMID: 15821883
Cornillot97: Cornillot E, Nair RV, Papoutsakis ET, Soucaille P (1997). "The genes for butanol and acetone formation in Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824 reside on a large plasmid whose loss leads to degeneration of the strain." J Bacteriol 179(17);5442-7. PMID: 9286999
Dellomonaco11: Dellomonaco C, Clomburg JM, Miller EN, Gonzalez R (2011). "Engineered reversal of the β-oxidation cycle for the synthesis of fuels and chemicals." Nature 476(7360);355-9. PMID: 21832992
DiazMejia09: Diaz-Mejia JJ, Babu M, Emili A (2009). "Computational and experimental approaches to chart the Escherichia coli cell-envelope-associated proteome and interactome." FEMS Microbiol Rev 33(1);66-97. PMID: 19054114
Ferrandez97: Ferrandez A, Garcia JL, Diaz E (1997). "Genetic characterization and expression in heterologous hosts of the 3-(3-hydroxyphenyl)propionate catabolic pathway of Escherichia coli K-12." J Bacteriol 1997;179(8);2573-81. PMID: 9098055
Fischer13: Fischer B, Boutserin S, Mazon H, Collin S, Branlant G, Gruez A, Talfournier F (2013). "Catalytic properties of a bacterial acylating acetaldehyde dehydrogenase: evidence for several active oligomeric states and coenzyme A activation upon binding." Chem Biol Interact 202(1-3);70-7. PMID: 23237860
Fischer93: Fischer RJ, Helms J, Durre P (1993). "Cloning, sequencing, and molecular analysis of the sol operon of Clostridium acetobutylicum, a chromosomal locus involved in solventogenesis." J Bacteriol 1993;175(21);6959-69. PMID: 8226639
Fontaine02: Fontaine L, Meynial-Salles I, Girbal L, Yang X, Croux C, Soucaille P (2002). "Molecular characterization and transcriptional analysis of adhE2, the gene encoding the NADH-dependent aldehyde/alcohol dehydrogenase responsible for butanol production in alcohologenic cultures of Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824." J Bacteriol 184(3);821-30. PMID: 11790753
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