Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical ReactionsProtein-Modification Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateMacromolecule ReactionsProtein-ReactionsProtein-Modification Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
2-acylglycerophosphoethanolamine acyltransferaseInferred from experiment: aas

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: acyl-[acyl-carrier-protein]—phospholipid O-acyltransferase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: acyl-[acyl-carrier protein]:O-(2-acyl-sn-glycero-3-phospho)-ethanolamine O-acyltransferase

This reaction is part of the acyl-CoA-independent incorporation of exogenous fatty acids and 2-acyllysophospholipids into the cell. [Jackowski94]

Citations: [Taylor69]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Jackowski94: Jackowski S, Jackson PD, Rock CO (1994). "Sequence and function of the aas gene in Escherichia coli." J Biol Chem 1994;269(4);2921-8. PMID: 8300626

Taylor69: Taylor SS, Heath EC (1969). "The incorporation of beta-hydroxy fatty acids into a phospholipid of Escherichia coli B." J Biol Chem 244(24);6605-16. PMID: 4902888

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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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