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MetaCyc Pathway: menaquinol-7 biosynthesis
Inferred from experiment

Enzyme View:

Pathway diagram: menaquinol-7 biosynthesis

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: vitamin K2 biosynthesis, menaquinone-7 biosynthesis

Superclasses: BiosynthesisCofactors, Prosthetic Groups, Electron Carriers BiosynthesisQuinol and Quinone BiosynthesisMenaquinol Biosynthesis

Some taxa known to possess this pathway include : Bacillus alcalophilus, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens, Bacillus badius, Bacillus cereus, Bacillus circulans, Bacillus coagulans, Bacillus firmus, Bacillus licheniformis, Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus psychrosaccharolyticus, Bacillus pumilus, Bacillus racemilacticus, Bacillus subtilis, Bacillus thuringiensis, Brochothrix thermosphacta, Chlorobaculum thiosulfatiphilum, Desulfotomaculum nigrificans, Exiguobacterium acetylicum, Flexibacter elegans, Geobacillus stearothermophilus, Lactococcus lactis cremoris, Listeria grayi, Myxococcus fulvus, Pimelobacter simplex, Prevotella melaninogenica, Psychrobacillus insolitus, Salinivibrio costicola, Sporolactobacillus inulinus, Sporosarcina ureae, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus capitis, Staphylococcus cohnii, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus haemolyticus, Staphylococcus hominis, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Staphylococcus simulans, Staphylococcus warneri, Thermoplasma acidophilum, Thermus aquaticus, Thermus thermophilus, [Bacillus] aminovorans, [Brevibacterium] halotolerans

Expected Taxonomic Range: Archaea, Bacteria

For more informatiuon about this pathway, please see superpathway of menaquinol-7 biosynthesis.

Superpathways: superpathway of menaquinol-7 biosynthesis

Created 05-Mar-2008 by Caspi R, SRI International


Bentley82: Bentley, R., Meganathan, R. (1982). "Biosynthesis of vitamin K (menaquinone) in bacteria." Microbiol. Rev. 46(3):241-280. PMID: 6127606

Other References Related to Enzymes, Genes, Subpathways, and Substrates of this Pathway

Collins81: Collins MD, Jones D (1981). "Distribution of isoprenoid quinone structural types in bacteria and their taxonomic implication." Microbiol Rev 45(2);316-54. PMID: 7022156

KoikeTakeshita97: Koike-Takeshita A, Koyama T, Ogura K (1997). "Identification of a novel gene cluster participating in menaquinone (vitamin K2) biosynthesis. Cloning and sequence determination of the 2-heptaprenyl-1,4-naphthoquinone methyltransferase gene of Bacillus stearothermophilus." J Biol Chem 272(19);12380-3. PMID: 9139683

Kunst97: Kunst F, Ogasawara N, Moszer I, Albertini AM, Alloni G, Azevedo V, Bertero MG, Bessieres P, Bolotin A, Borchert S, Borriss R, Boursier L, Brans A, Braun M, Brignell SC, Bron S, Brouillet S, Bruschi CV, Caldwell B, Capuano V, Carter NM, Choi SK, Codani JJ, Connerton IF, Danchin A (1997). "The complete genome sequence of the gram-positive bacterium Bacillus subtilis." Nature 390(6657);249-56. PMID: 9384377

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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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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