MetaCyc Compound: W+6

Synonyms: tungsten ion

Superclasses: an ion a cation an inorganic cation
an ion an inorganic ion an inorganic cation

Molecular Weight: 183.85 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 183.9509326 Daltons

SMILES: [W++++++]

InChI: InChI=1S/W/q+6


Unification Links: ChEBI:49955 , ChemSpider:22403 , HMDB:HMDB01989 , KEGG:C00753 , PubChem:23964

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -11.234138 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzymes activated by W+6, sorted by the type of activation, are:

Activator (Mechanism unknown) of: hydrogenase [Juszczak91]

This compound has been characterized as a cofactor or prosthetic group of the following enzymes: acetylene hydratase , NAD-dependent formate dehydrogenase , NAD-dependent formate dehydrogenase , NADP-dependent formate dehydrogenase , glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate ferredoxin oxidoreductase


Juszczak91: Juszczak A, Aono S, Adams MW (1991). "The extremely thermophilic eubacterium, Thermotoga maritima, contains a novel iron-hydrogenase whose cellular activity is dependent upon tungsten." J Biol Chem 1991;266(21);13834-41. PMID: 1649830

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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