|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 18.104.22.168
In Pathway: molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: molybdopterin adenylyltransferase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: MogA, Cnx1 (ambiguous)
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Catalyses the activation of molybdopterin for molybdenum insertion. In eukaryotes, this reaction is catalysed by the C-terminal domain of a fusion protein that also includes molybdopterin molybdotransferase (EC 22.214.171.124). The reaction requires a divalent cation such as Mg2+ or Mn2+.
Kuper00: Kuper J, Palmer T, Mendel RR, Schwarz G (2000). "Mutations in the molybdenum cofactor biosynthetic protein Cnx1G from Arabidopsis thaliana define functions for molybdopterin binding, molybdenum insertion, and molybdenum cofactor stabilization." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97(12);6475-80. PMID: 10823911
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