MetaCyc Reaction: [no EC number assigned]

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

In Pathway: L-tryptophan degradation XI (mammalian, via kynurenine)

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

This reaction can occur spontaneously -- no enzyme is required.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -48.637 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Citations: [Heyes97]

Created 30-Jul-2009 by Fulcher CA , SRI International


Heyes97: Heyes MP, Chen CY, Major EO, Saito K (1997). "Different kynurenine pathway enzymes limit quinolinic acid formation by various human cell types." Biochem J 326 ( Pt 2);351-6. PMID: 9291104

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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