|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Transport Reactions → Transport Reactions of Unknown Mechanism|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
Reaction Locations: inner membrane (sensu Gram-negative Bacteria)
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Direct generic reaction:
allantoin[periplasmic space] → allantoin[cytosol] (no EC#)
E. coli is able to use S-allantoin as a sole nitrogen source under anaerobic conditions [Cusa99]
Cusa99: Cusa E, Obradors N, Baldoma L, Badia J, Aguilar J (1999). "Genetic analysis of a chromosomal region containing genes required for assimilation of allantoin nitrogen and linked glyoxylate metabolism in Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 1999;181(24);7479-84. PMID: 10601204
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