Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction: Transport of S-methyl-5-thio-D-ribose

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Transport Reactions Transport Reactions of Unknown Mechanism
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

Transport reaction diagram

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.

Methylthioribose (MTR) is the end product of S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine degradation IV. MTR cannot be further metabolized and is excreted [Hughes06].

Created 12-Apr-2011 by Mackie A , Macquarie University


Hughes06: Hughes JA (2006). "In vivo hydrolysis of S-adenosyl-L-methionine in Escherichia coli increases export of 5-methylthioribose." Can J Microbiol 52(6);599-602. PMID: 16788729

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