|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 184.108.40.206
In Pathway: L-carnitine degradation I
Supersedes EC number: 220.127.116.11
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: L-carnitine CoA-transferase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: CaiB, crotonobetainyl/γ-butyrobetainyl-CoA:carnitine CoA-transferase
Enzyme Commission Summary:
The enzyme is found in gammaproteobacteria such as Proteus sp. and Escherichia coli. It has similar activity with both substrates.
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Engemann05: Engemann C, Elssner T, Pfeifer S, Krumbholz C, Maier T, Kleber HP (2005). "Identification and functional characterisation of genes and corresponding enzymes involved in carnitine metabolism of Proteus sp." Arch Microbiol 183(3);176-89. PMID: 15731894
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