MetaCyc Reaction:

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

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Homo sapiens: fatty acid synthaseInferred from experiment: FASN

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Mass balance status: Balance undetermined; a substrate has a non-numerical coefficient

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: fatty-acid synthase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: FASN (gene name)

Taxonomic Range: Metazoa

Enzyme Commission Summary:
The animal enzyme is a multi-functional protein catalysing the reactions of EC, [acyl-carrier-protein] S-acetyltransferase, EC, [acyl-carrier-protein] S-malonyltransferase, EC, β-ketoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] synthase I, EC, 3-oxoacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase, EC, 3-hydroxyacyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] dehydratase, EC, enoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] reductase (NADPH, Re-specific) and EC, oleoyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] hydrolase. cf. EC, fatty-acyl-CoA synthase.

Citations: [Stoops79, Wakil83]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: KEGG:R05188

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P07855, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P08757, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P12276, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P12785, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P15368, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P19097, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P36189, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P43098, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P49327, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P78866, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P95029, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q04846, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q10289, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q48926, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q59497

Revised 12-Dec-2011 by Caspi R, SRI International


Stoops79: Stoops JK, Ross P, Arslanian MJ, Aune KC, Wakil SJ, Oliver RM (1979). "Physicochemical studies of the rat liver and adipose fatty acid synthetases." J Biol Chem 254(15);7418-26. PMID: 457689

Wakil83: Wakil SJ, Stoops JK, Joshi VC (1983). "Fatty acid synthesis and its regulation." Annu Rev Biochem 52;537-79. PMID: 6137188

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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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