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MetaCyc Reaction: 2.4.1.12

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number: 2.4.1.12

Enzymes and Genes:
cellulose synthase Inferred from experiment : bcsB , bcsA ( Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 )
cellulose synthase Inferred from experiment : CesA8 ( Arabidopsis thaliana col )
cellulose synthase Inferred from experiment : CesA7 ( Arabidopsis thaliana col )
cellulose synthase Inferred from experiment : CesA4 ( Arabidopsis thaliana col )
cellulose synthase Inferred from experiment : CesA6 ( Arabidopsis thaliana col )
cellulose synthase Inferred from experiment : CesA3 ( Arabidopsis thaliana col )
cellulose synthase Inferred from experiment : CesA1 ( Arabidopsis thaliana col )

In Pathway: cellulose biosynthesis

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

Mass balance status: Marked as unbalanced.

Direct generic reaction:
UDP-α-D-glucose + a 1,4-β-D-glucan → a 1,4-β-D-glucan + UDP (2.4.1.168)

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: cellulose synthase (UDP-forming)

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: UDP-glucose-β-glucan glucosyltransferase, UDP-glucose-cellulose glucosyltransferase, GS-I, β-1,4-glucosyltransferase, uridine diphosphoglucose-1,4-β-glucan glucosyltransferase, β-1,4-glucan synthase, β-1,4-glucan synθse, β-glucan synthase, 1,4-β-D-glucan synthase, 1,4-β-glucan synthase, glucan synthase, UDP-glucose-1,4-β-glucan glucosyltransferase, uridine diphosphoglucose-cellulose glucosyltransferase, UDP-glucose:1,4-β-D-glucan 4-β-D-glucosyltransferase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): 62.237427 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Involved in the synthesis of cellulose. A similar enzyme utilizes GDP-glucose [EC 2.4.1.29 cellulose synthase (GDP-forming)].

Citations: [GLASER58]

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Unification Links: KEGG:R02889

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:2.4.1.12 , ENZYME:EC:2.4.1.12 , IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:2.4.1.12 , UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q59167


References

GLASER58: GLASER L (1958). "The synthesis of cellulose in cell-free extracts of Acetobacter xylinum." J Biol Chem 232(2);627-36. PMID: 13549448

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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