|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 18.104.22.168
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.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.
Mass balance status: Marked as unbalanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: microtubule-severing ATPase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: Katanin
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Another member of the AAA-ATPase family, active in splitting microtubules into tubulin dimers in the centrosome.
Hartman98: Hartman JJ, Mahr J, McNally K, Okawa K, Iwamatsu A, Thomas S, Cheesman S, Heuser J, Vale RD, McNally FJ (1998). "Katanin, a microtubule-severing protein, is a novel AAA ATPase that targets to the centrosome using a WD40-containing subunit." Cell 93(2);277-87. PMID: 9568719
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