|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 188.8.131.52
Enzymes and Genes:
|Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655:||D-galactono-γ-lactonase|
In Pathway: D-galactose degradation II
Note that this reaction equation differs from the official Enzyme Commission reaction equation for this EC number, which can be found here .
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: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: 1,4-lactonase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: γ-lactonase
Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG'° in kcal/mol): -6.347122 [Latendresse13]
Enzyme Commission Summary:
The enzyme is specific for 1,4-lactones with 4-8 carbon atoms. It does not hydrolyse simple aliphatic esters, acetylcholine, sugar lactones or substituted aliphatic lactones, e.g. 3-hydroxy-4-butyrolactone; requires Ca2+.
Unification Links: KEGG:R03034
Fishbein66: Fishbein WN, Bessman SP (1966). "Purification and properties of an enzyme in human blood and rat liver microsomes catalyzing the formation and hydrolysis of gamma-lactones. I. Tissue localization, stoichiometry, specificity, distinction from esterase." J Biol Chem 241(21);4835-41. PMID: 4958984
Fishbein66a: Fishbein WN, Bessman SP (1966). "Purification and properties of an enzyme in human blood and rat liver microsomes catalyzing the formation and hydrolysis of gamma-lactones. II. Metal ion effects, kinetics, and equilibra." J Biol Chem 241(21);4842-7. PMID: 4958985
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