Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound: ammonia

Synonyms: NH3

Chemical Formula: H3N

Molecular Weight: 17.03 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 17.0265491015 Daltons

ammonia compound structure


InChI: InChI=1S/H3N/h1H3


Unification Links: CAS:7664-41-7, ChEBI:16134, ChemSpider:217, HMDB:HMDB00051, KEGG:C00014, KNApSAcK:C00007267, MetaboLights:MTBLC16134, PubChem:222

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -18.96

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
Tapgln + H2O → ammonia + Tapglu
Trggln + H2O → ammonia + Trgglu
Tsrgln + H2O → ammonia + Tsrglu
Targln + H2O → ammonia + Targlu

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
ammonia + H+ ↔ ammonium

In Transport reactions:

Enzymes inhibited by ammonia, sorted by the type of inhibition, are:

Inhibitor (Competitive) of: asparagine synthetase [Cedar69a]

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: anthranilate synthase, CTP synthase, amidophosphoribosyl transferase

In Growth Media: PMA nitrogen source test + ammonia, E.coli minimal growth on glucose (example), E.coli minimal growth on acetate (example)


Cedar69a: Cedar H, Schwartz JH (1969). "The asparagine synthetase of Escherichia coli. II. Studies on mechanism." J Biol Chem 1969;244(15);4122-7. PMID: 4895362

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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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