Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
aspartate transcarbamylaseInferred from experiment: pyrB, pyrI

In Pathway: UMP biosynthesis

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

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: aspartate carbamoyltransferase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: aspartate carbamyltransferase, aspartic acid transcarbamoylase, aspartic carbamyltransferase, aspartic transcarbamylase, carbamylaspartotranskinase, L-aspartate transcarbamoylase, L-aspartate transcarbamylase, carbamoylaspartotranskinase, aspartate transcarbamylase, aspartate transcarbamoylase, ATCase

The first committed reaction, but the second step, in the biosynthesis of pyrimidine.

Citations: [LOWENSTEIN56]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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


LOWENSTEIN56: LOWENSTEIN JM, COHEN PP (1956). "Studies on the biosynthesis of carbamylaspartic acid." J Biol Chem 220(1);57-70. PMID: 13319326

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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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