Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0006097 - glyoxylate cycle

Synonyms: glyoxylate bypass

Definition: A modification of the TCA cycle occurring in some plants and microorganisms, in which isocitrate is cleaved to glyoxylate and succinate. Glyoxylate can then react with acetyl-CoA to form malate.

Parent Classes:
GO:0044262 - cellular carbohydrate metabolic process,
GO:0044723 - single-organism carbohydrate metabolic process,
GO:0046487 - glyoxylate metabolic process

Term Members:
2-methylisocitrate lyase (prpB),
aconitate hydratase 1 (acnA),
bifunctional aconitate hydratase 2 and 2-methylisocitrate dehydratase (acnB),
malate synthase G (glcB),
isocitrate lyase monomer (aceA),
IclR transcriptional repressor,
malate synthase A (aceB),

Unification Links: GO:0006097

Relationship Links: MetaCyc:RELATED-TO:GLYOXYLATE-BYPASS, Wikipedia:RELATED-TO:Glyoxylate_cycle

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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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