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:
L-amino acid N-acyltransferaseInferred from experiment: mnaT

Note that this reaction equation differs from the official Enzyme Commission reaction equation for this EC number, which can be found here .

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: amino-acid N-acetyltransferase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: N-acetylglutamate synthase, AGAS, acetylglutamate acetylglutamate synthetase, acetylglutamic synthetase, amino acid acetyltransferase, N-acetyl-L-glutamate synthetase, N-acetylglutamate synthetase

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also acts with L-aspartate and, more slowly, with some other amino acids.

Citations: [Maas53a]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Created 04-Jan-2012 by Keseler I, SRI International


Maas53a: Maas WK, Novelli GD, Lipmann F (1953). "Acetylation of Glutamic Acid by Extracts of Escherichia Coli." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 39(10);1004-8. PMID: 16589365

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