MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Bacillus subtilis: acetylglutamate kinaseInferred from experiment: argB
Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655: acetylglutamate kinaseInferred from experiment: argB
Saccharomyces cerevisiae: acetylglutamate kinase: ARG5,6

In Pathway: L-ornithine biosynthesis I, L-arginine biosynthesis II (acetyl cycle), L-arginine biosynthesis III (via N-acetyl-L-citrulline)

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: acetylglutamate kinase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: N-acetylglutamate 5-phosphotransferase, acetylglutamate phosphokinase, N-acetylglutamate phosphokinase, N-acetylglutamate kinase, N-acetylglutamic 5-phosphotransferase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): 7.9141846Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Citations: [Baich62, Farago67]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: KEGG:R02649, Rhea:14629

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:, UniProt:RELATED-TO:O50147, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P0A6C8, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P31318, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P54898, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P69365, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P69366, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P73326, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q9CHD2, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q9JUK2, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q9PIR8, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q01217, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q07905, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q60382


Baich62: Baich A, Vogel HJ (1962). "N-Acetyl-gamma-Ilutamokinase and N-acetylglutamic gamma-semialdehyde dehydrogenase: repressible enzymes of arginine synthesis in Escherichia coli." Biochem Biophys Res Commun 7;491-6. PMID: 13863980

Farago67: Farago A, Denes G (1967). "Mechanism of arginine biosynthesis in Chlamydomonas reinhardti. II. Purification and properties of N-acetylglutamate 5-phosphotransferase, the allosteric enzyme of the pathway." Biochim Biophys Acta 136(1);6-18. PMID: 6040410

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

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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