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:
low-specificity L-threonine aldolaseInferred from experiment: ltaE

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: phenylserine aldolase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: L-threo-3-phenylserine benzaldehyde-lyase

Enzyme Commission Summary:
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Citations: [BRUNS58]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Instance reaction of [DL-allothreonine ↔ acetaldehyde + glycine] (4.1.2.-):
i1: L-allo-threonine ↔ glycine + acetaldehyde (

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BRUNS58: BRUNS FH, FIEDLER L (1958). "Enzymatic cleavage and synthesis of L-threo-beta-phenylserine and L-erythro-beta-Phenyldrine." Nature 181(4622);1533-4. PMID: 13566053

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