Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: an aromatic amino acid

Superclasses: an amino acid or its derivative an amino acid

This class stands for amino acids whose side chain contains an aromatic ring. It contains both α and non-α amino acids.

an aromatic amino acid compound structure

Child Classes: an aromatic D-amino acid (4) , an aromatic L-amino acid (4)


SMILES: C([N+])([R])C(=O)[O-]

Unification Links: ChEBI:33856

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
an aromatic amino acid + 2-oxoglutarate ↔ an aromatic oxo-acid + L-glutamate

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
a 5-L-glutamyl-[peptide][periplasmic space] + an amino acid[periplasmic space] = a 5-L-glutamyl-amino acid[periplasmic space] + a peptide[periplasmic space]

In Transport reactions:
an aromatic amino acid[cytosol]an aromatic amino acid[periplasmic space]

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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