Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction: Transport of 5,6-dimethylbenzimidazole

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.

E. coli mutants which lack the ability to synthesize 5,6-dimethylbenzimidazole (DMB) are able to grow when supplied with exogenous DMB and cobinamide [Lawrence95].

Created 13-Apr-2011 by Mackie A , Macquarie University


Lawrence95: Lawrence JG, Roth JR (1995). "The cobalamin (coenzyme B12) biosynthetic genes of Escherichia coli." J Bacteriol 1995;177(22);6371-80. PMID: 7592411

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