Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: a polar amino acid

Superclasses: an acidall carboxy acidsa carboxylatean amino acid
an amino acid or its derivativean amino acid

This class stands for all of the polar amino acids. The class contains both α and non-α amino acids.

Amino acids with polar side groups form hydrogen bonds with water molecules, and are classified as hydrophilic. Polar amino acids that have substituents carrying either negative or positive charges in aqueous solution at neutral pH are strongly hydrophilic.

Child Classes: a negatively-charged polar amino acid (2), a positively-charged polar amino acid (3), an uncharged polar amino acid (8)

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
a carboxylic ester + H2O → an alcohol + a carboxylate + H+
an aldehyde + NADP+ + H2O → a carboxylate + NADPH + 2 H+
an acyl phosphate + H2O → a carboxylate + phosphate + H+
an acyl-CoA + H2O → a carboxylate + coenzyme A + H+
a 1-acyl 2-lyso-phosphatidylcholine + H2O → a carboxylate + sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + H+

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

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

Not in pathways:
a 2-acyl 1-lyso-phosphatidylcholine + H2O = a carboxylate + sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + H+
an aldehyde[periplasm] + FAD[periplasm] + H2O[periplasm] = a carboxylate[periplasm] + FADH2[periplasm]

In Transport reactions:
an amino acid[periplasm]an amino acid[extracellular 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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