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:
phenylacetate-CoA ligaseInferred by computational analysis: paaK

In Pathway: phenylacetate degradation I (aerobic)

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.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: phenylacetate—CoA ligase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: phenacyl coenzyme A synthetase, phenylacetyl-CoA ligase, PA-CoA ligase, phenylacetyl-CoA ligase (AMP-forming)

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also acts, more slowly, on acetate, propanoate and butanoate, but not on hydroxy derivatives of phenylacetate and related compounds.

Citations: [MartinezBlanco90, Ferrandez98 , Moldave57, Vessey99, Vessey03]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Ferrandez98: Ferrandez A, Minambres B, Garcia B, Olivera ER, Luengo JM, Garcia JL, Diaz E (1998). "Catabolism of phenylacetic acid in Escherichia coli. Characterization of a new aerobic hybrid pathway." J Biol Chem 1998;273(40);25974-86. PMID: 9748275

MartinezBlanco90: Martinez-Blanco H, Reglero A, Rodriguez-Aparicio LB, Luengo JM (1990). "Purification and biochemical characterization of phenylacetyl-CoA ligase from Pseudomonas putida. A specific enzyme for the catabolism of phenylacetic acid." J Biol Chem 265(12);7084-90. PMID: 2324116

Moldave57: Moldave K, Meister A (1957). "Synthesis of phenylacetylglutamine by human tissue." J Biol Chem 229(1);463-76. PMID: 13491597

Vessey03: Vessey DA, Lau E, Kelley M, Warren RS (2003). "Isolation, sequencing, and expression of a cDNA for the HXM-A form of xenobiotic/medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase from human liver mitochondria." J Biochem Mol Toxicol 17(1);1-6. PMID: 12616642

Vessey99: Vessey DA, Kelley M, Warren RS (1999). "Characterization of the CoA ligases of human liver mitochondria catalyzing the activation of short- and medium-chain fatty acids and xenobiotic carboxylic acids." Biochim Biophys Acta 1428(2-3);455-62. PMID: 10434065

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