Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound: D-altronate

Synonyms: altronate

Superclasses: all carbohydratesan aldonate

Chemical Formula: C6H11O7

Molecular Weight: 195.15 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 196.0583027399 Daltons

D-altronate compound structure


InChI: InChI=1S/C6H12O7/c7-1-2(8)3(9)4(10)5(11)6(12)13/h2-5,7-11H,1H2,(H,12,13)/p-1/t2-,3-,4-,5+/m1/s1


Unification Links: ChEBI:17360, ChemSpider:4573692, IAF1260:36098, KEGG:C00817, PubChem:5459986

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -268.66

Reactions known to consume the compound:

D-galacturonate degradation I :
D-altronate → 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate + H2O

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

D-galacturonate degradation I :
D-altronate + NAD+ ↔ D-tagaturonate + NADH + H+

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
an aldose[periplasm] + an oxidized unknown electron acceptor[periplasm] + H2O[periplasm] = an aldonate[periplasm] + an reduced unknown electron acceptor[periplasm] + H+[periplasm]

Enzymes activated by D-altronate, sorted by the type of activation, are:

Activator (Mechanism unknown) of: D-mannonate dehydratase [RobertBaudouy73]

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: D-mannonate oxidoreductase


RobertBaudouy73: Robert-Baudouy JM, Stoeber FR (1973). "[Purification and properties of D-mannonate hydrolyase from Escherichia coli K12]." Biochim Biophys Acta 1973;309(2);473-85. PMID: 4581499

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