Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0004799 - thymidylate synthase activity

Synonyms: 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate:dUMP C-methyltransferase activity, dTMP synthase activity, methylenetetrahydrofolate:dUMP C-methyltransferase activity, thymidylate synthetase activity, TMP synthetase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate + dUMP = 7,8-dihydrofolate + thymidylate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0042083 - 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate-dependent methyltransferase activity

Term Members:
thymidylate synthase (thyA)

Unification Links: GO:0004799

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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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