MetaCyc Reaction: 2.1.1.-

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

EC Number: 2.1.1.-

Enzymes and Genes:

Rhodobacter capsulatus: hydroxyneurosporene methyltransferaseInferred from experiment: crtF
Rubrivivax gelatinosus: 1-hydroxy-carotenoid methylaseInferred from experiment: crtF

In Pathway: spheroidene and spheroidenone biosynthesis

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: 2.1.1 -- Methyltransferases

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG): -4.3600082 kcal/molInferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Citations: [Scolnik80, Badenhop03]

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Badenhop03: Badenhop F, Steiger S, Sandmann M, Sandmann G (2003). "Expression and biochemical characterization of the 1-HO-carotenoid methylase CrtF from Rhodobacter capsulatus." FEMS Microbiol Lett 222(2);237-42. PMID: 12770713

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

Scolnik80: Scolnik PA, Walker MA, Marrs BL (1980). "Biosynthesis of carotenoids derived from neurosporene in Rhodopseudomonas capsulata." J Biol Chem 255(6);2427-32. PMID: 7358679

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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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