MetaCyc Reaction:

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

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Cucumis melo: 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidaseInferred from experiment: ACO
Malus domestica: 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidaseInferred from experiment: PAE12
Solanum lycopersicum: aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidaseInferred from experiment: ACO4

In Pathway: ethylene biosynthesis I (plants)

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: aminocyclopropanecarboxylate oxidase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: ACC oxidase, ethylene-forming enzyme

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG): -69.29988 kcal/molInferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
A nonheme iron enzyme. Requires CO2 for activity. In the enzyme from plants, the ethylene has signalling functions such as stimulation of fruit-ripening.

Citations: [Thrower01, Charng01, Zhang97, Zhang95]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: KEGG:R07214, Rhea:23640

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


Charng01: Charng YY, Chou SJ, Jiaang WT, Chen ST, Yang SF (2001). "The catalytic mechanism of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid oxidase." Arch Biochem Biophys 385(1);179-85. PMID: 11361015

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

Thrower01: Thrower JS, Blalock R, Klinman JP (2001). "Steady-state kinetics of substrate binding and iron release in tomato ACC oxidase." Biochemistry 40(32);9717-24. PMID: 11583172

Zhang95: Zhang Z, Schofield CJ, Baldwin JE, Thomas P, John P (1995). "Expression, purification and characterization of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase from tomato in Escherichia coli." Biochem J 307 ( Pt 1);77-85. PMID: 7717997

Zhang97: Zhang Z, Barlow JN, Baldwin JE, Schofield CJ (1997). "Metal-catalyzed oxidation and mutagenesis studies on the iron(II) binding site of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase." Biochemistry 36(50);15999-6007. PMID: 9398335

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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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