MetaCyc Reaction:

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

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655: L-fuculose-phosphate aldolaseInferred from experiment: fucA
Methanocaldococcus jannaschii: fuculose-1-phosphate aldolaseInferred from experiment: MJ1418

In Pathway: lactate biosynthesis (archaea), fucose degradation

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: L-fuculose-phosphate aldolase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: L-fuculose 1-phosphate aldolase, fuculose aldolase, L-fuculose-1-phosphate lactaldehyde-lyase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG): 5.630005 kcal/molInferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Citations: [Dreyer96, Dreyer93, Ghalambor66 ]

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Unification Links: KEGG:R02262, Rhea:12933

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:, UniProt:RELATED-TO:O29770, UniProt:RELATED-TO:O57930, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P0AB87, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P44777, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P95075, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q9V2A0, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q46890, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q57199


Dreyer93: Dreyer MK, Schulz GE (1993). "The spatial structure of the class II L-fuculose-1-phosphate aldolase from Escherichia coli." J Mol Biol 231(3);549-53. PMID: 8515438

Dreyer96: Dreyer MK, Schulz GE (1996). "Catalytic mechanism of the metal-dependent fuculose aldolase from Escherichia coli as derived from the structure." J Mol Biol 259(3);458-66. PMID: 8676381

Ghalambor66: Ghalambor MA, Heath EC (1966). "The biosynthesis of cell wall lipopolysaccharide in Escherichia coli. IV. Purification and properties of cytidine monophosphate 3-deoxy-d-manno-octulosonate synthetase." J Biol Chem 1966;241(13);3216-21. PMID: 5330266

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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