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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction: 2.3.1.86

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions Protein-Modification Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Macromolecule Reactions Protein-Reactions Protein-Modification Reactions

EC Number: 2.3.1.86

Enzymes and Genes:
KASII Inferred from experiment : fabF
KASI Inferred from experiment : fabB

In Pathway: fatty acid elongation -- saturated

Note that this reaction equation differs from the official Enzyme Commission reaction equations for this EC number.

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.

Mass balance status: Marked as unbalanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: fatty-acyl-CoA synthase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: yeast fatty acid synthase, FAS1 (gene name), FAS2 (gene name)

Summary:
This reaction is involved in the elongation of fatty acids.

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The enzyme from yeasts (Ascomycota and Basidiomycota) is a multi-functional protein complex composed of two subunits.One subunit catalyses the reactions EC 1.1.1.100, 3-oxoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase and EC 2.3.1.41, β-ketoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] synthase I, while the other subunit catalyses the reactions of EC 2.3.1.38, [acyl-carrier-protein] S-acetyltransferase, EC 2.3.1.39, [acyl-carrier-protein] S-malonyltransferase, EC 4.2.1.59, 3-hydroxyacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] dehydratase, EC 1.3.1.10, enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase (NADPH, Si-specific) and EC 1.1.1.279, (R)-3-hydroxyacid-ester dehydrogenase. The enzyme differs from the animal enzyme (EC 2.3.1.85) in that the enoyl reductase domain requires FMN as a cofactor, and the ultimate product is an acyl-CoA (usually palmitoyl-CoA) instead of a free fatty acid.

Citations: [Schweizer73, Wakil83, Tehlivets07]

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:2.3.1.86 , ENZYME:EC:2.3.1.86 , IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:2.3.1.86


References

Schweizer73: Schweizer E, Kniep B, Castorph H, Holzner U (1973). "Pantetheine-free mutants of the yeast fatty-acid-synthetase complex." Eur J Biochem 39(2);353-62. PMID: 4590449

Tehlivets07: Tehlivets O, Scheuringer K, Kohlwein SD (2007). "Fatty acid synthesis and elongation in yeast." Biochim Biophys Acta 1771(3);255-70. PMID: 16950653

Wakil83: Wakil SJ, Stoops JK, Joshi VC (1983). "Fatty acid synthesis and its regulation." Annu Rev Biochem 52;537-79. PMID: 6137188


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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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