Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction: transport of (S)-(+)-allantoin

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsTransport ReactionsTransport Reactions of Unknown Mechanism
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

Transport reaction diagram

Reaction Locations: inner membrane (sensu Gram-negative Bacteria)

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Direct generic reaction:
allantoin[periplasm] → allantoin[cytosol] (no EC#)

E. coli is able to use S-allantoin as a sole nitrogen source under anaerobic conditions [Cusa99]

Created 15-Dec-2009 by Mackie A, Macquarie University


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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