Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Enzyme: dihydroneopterin monophosphate dephosphorylase

No enzyme that specifically catalyzes this phosphatase reaction has been identified. It is thought that several non-specific phosphatases may catalyze this step [Suzuki74].

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Last-Curated 12-Jul-2011 by Keseler I, SRI International

Enzymatic reaction of: dihydroneopterin monophosphate dephosphorylase

EC Number: 3.6.1.-

7,8-dihydroneopterin 3'-phosphate + H2O → 7,8-dihydroneopterin + phosphate

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.

The reaction is favored in the direction shown.

In Pathways: superpathway of chorismate metabolism, superpathway of tetrahydrofolate biosynthesis, 6-hydroxymethyl-dihydropterin diphosphate biosynthesis I


Suzuki74: Suzuki Y, Brown GM (1974). "The biosynthesis of folic acid. XII. Purification and properties of dihydroneopterin triphosphate pyrophosphohydrolase." J Biol Chem 1974;249(8);2405-10. PMID: 4362677

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