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EC Number: 188.8.131.52
In Pathway: reductive TCA cycle II
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
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Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: 2-oxoglutarate carboxylase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: oxalosuccinate synθse, carboxylating factor for ICDH (incorrect), CFI, OGC
Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG'° in kcal/mol): -9.341309 [Latendresse13]
Enzyme Commission Summary:
A biotin-containing enzyme that requires Mg2+ for activity. It was originally thought [Aoshima04b] that this enzyme was a promoting factor for the carboxylation of 2-oxoglutarate by EC 184.108.40.206, isocitrate dehydrogenase (NAD+), but this has since been disproved [Aoshima06]. The product of the reaction is unstable and is quickly converted into isocitrate by the action of EC 220.127.116.11 [Aoshima06].
Aoshima04b: Aoshima M, Ishii M, Igarashi Y (2004). "A novel biotin protein required for reductive carboxylation of 2-oxoglutarate by isocitrate dehydrogenase in Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6." Mol Microbiol 51(3);791-8. PMID: 14731279
Aoshima06: Aoshima M, Igarashi Y (2006). "A novel oxalosuccinate-forming enzyme involved in the reductive carboxylation of 2-oxoglutarate in Hydrogenobacter thermophilus TK-6." Mol Microbiol 62(3);748-59. PMID: 17076668
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