Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

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EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
ThiGInferred from experiment: thiG

In Pathway: thiazole biosynthesis I (facultative anaerobic bacteria)

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: thiazole synthase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: thiG (gene name)

This is the second part of the multistep synthesis of the thiazole moiety of thiamin. Not all of the individual reactions and enzymes have been delineated.

Enzyme Commission Summary:
H2S can provide the sulfur in vitro. Part of the pathway for thiamin biosynthesis.

Citations: [Hazra11, Vander93, Begley99, Taylor98, Park03, Dorrestein04, Dorrestein04a, Hazra09, Settembre04]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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Begley99: Begley TP, Downs DM, Ealick SE, McLafferty FW, Van Loon AP, Taylor S, Campobasso N, Chiu HJ, Kinsland C, Reddick JJ, Xi J (1999). "Thiamin biosynthesis in prokaryotes." Arch Microbiol 1999;171(5);293-300. PMID: 10382260

Dorrestein04: Dorrestein PC, Zhai H, McLafferty FW, Begley TP (2004). "The biosynthesis of the thiazole phosphate moiety of thiamin: the sulfur transfer mediated by the sulfur carrier protein ThiS." Chem Biol 11(10);1373-81. PMID: 15489164

Dorrestein04a: Dorrestein PC, Zhai H, Taylor SV, McLafferty FW, Begley TP (2004). "The biosynthesis of the thiazole phosphate moiety of thiamin (vitamin B1): the early steps catalyzed by thiazole synthase." J Am Chem Soc 126(10);3091-6. PMID: 15012138

Hazra09: Hazra A, Chatterjee A, Begley TP (2009). "Biosynthesis of the thiamin thiazole in Bacillus subtilis: identification of the product of the thiazole synthase-catalyzed reaction." J Am Chem Soc 131(9);3225-9. PMID: 19216519

Hazra11: Hazra AB, Han Y, Chatterjee A, Zhang Y, Lai RY, Ealick SE, Begley TP (2011). "A missing enzyme in thiamin thiazole biosynthesis: identification of TenI as a thiazole tautomerase." J Am Chem Soc 133(24);9311-9. PMID: 21534620

Park03: Park JH, Dorrestein PC, Zhai H, Kinsland C, McLafferty FW, Begley TP (2003). "Biosynthesis of the thiazole moiety of thiamin pyrophosphate (vitamin B1)." Biochemistry 42(42);12430-8. PMID: 14567704

Settembre04: Settembre EC, Dorrestein PC, Zhai H, Chatterjee A, McLafferty FW, Begley TP, Ealick SE (2004). "Thiamin biosynthesis in Bacillus subtilis: structure of the thiazole synthase/sulfur carrier protein complex." Biochemistry 43(37);11647-57. PMID: 15362849

Taylor98: Taylor SV, Kelleher NL, Kinsland C, Chiu HJ, Costello CA, Backstrom AD, McLafferty FW, Begley TP (1998). "Thiamin biosynthesis in Escherichia coli. Identification of this thiocarboxylate as the immediate sulfur donor in the thiazole formation." J Biol Chem 273(26);16555-60. PMID: 9632726

Vander93: Vander Horn PB, Backstrom AD, Stewart V, Begley TP (1993). "Structural genes for thiamine biosynthetic enzymes (thiCEFGH) in Escherichia coli K-12." J Bacteriol 1993;175(4);982-92. PMID: 8432721

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