|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 188.8.131.52
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.
Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3. 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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