MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateMacromolecule ReactionsPolynucleotide-ReactionsRNA-ReactionstRNA-Reactions

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Enzymes and Genes:

Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655: 10-formyltetrahydrofolate:L-methionyl-tRNAfMet N-formyltransferaseInferred from experiment: fmt

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: methionyl-tRNA formyltransferase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: N10-formyltetrahydrofolic-methionyl-transfer ribonucleic transformylase, formylmethionyl-transfer ribonucleic synthetase, methionyl ribonucleic formyltransferase, methionyl-tRNA Met formyltransferase, methionyl-tRNA transformylase, methionyl-transfer RNA transformylase, methionyl-transfer ribonucleate methyltransferase, methionyl-transfer ribonucleic transformylase

Taxonomic Range: Metazoa, Fungi, Bacteria

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG): 22.7 kcal/molInferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Citations: [Dickerman67]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Unification Links: KEGG:R03940

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:, UniProt:RELATED-TO:O51091, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P23882, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P32785, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P44787, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P47605, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P50932, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P56461, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P75235, UniProt:RELATED-TO:P94463, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q9CEE9, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q9JWY9, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q9PJ28, UniProt:RELATED-TO:Q55163


Dickerman67: Dickerman HW, Steers E, Redfield BG, Weissbach H (1967). "Methionyl soluble ribonucleic acid transformylase. I. Purification and partial characterization." J Biol Chem 242(7);1522-5. PMID: 5337045

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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