|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 220.127.116.11
In Pathway: NAD biosynthesis I (from aspartate)
The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: NAD+ synthase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: NAD synthetase, NAD synthase, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide synthetase, diphosphopyridine nucleotide synthetase
A reaction in the biosynthesis of NAD. Glutamine can also serve as an amido group donor.
Enzyme Commission Summary:
L-Glutamine also acts, more slowly, as amido-donor [cf. EC 18.104.22.168].
Spencer67: Spencer RL, Preiss J (1967). "Biosynthesis of diphosphopyridine nucleotide. The purification and the properties of diphospyridine nucleotide synthetase from Escherichia coli b." J Biol Chem 1967;242(3);385-92. PMID: 4290215
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