MetaCyc Reaction: [no EC number assigned]

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

Enzymes and Genes:

Lupinus luteus: phytase / 4-phytaseInferred from experiment
phytase / 3-phytaseInferred from experiment
phytase / 3-phytaseInferred from experiment
Triticum aestivum: phytase / 4-phytaseInferred from experiment
Vicia faba: phytase / 4-phytaseInferred from experiment

In Pathway: phytate degradation I

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.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): 12.2099Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Instance reactions of [phytate + H2O → a D myo-inositol penta kis phosphate + phosphate] (
i20: phytate + H2O → D-myo-inositol (1,2,4,5,6)-pentakisphosphate + phosphate (

i22: phytate + H2O → D-myo-inositol (1,2,3,5,6) pentakisphosphate + phosphate (

Instance reaction of [a myo-inositol monophosphate + H2O → myo-inositol + phosphate] (
i18: 1D-myo-inositol 2-monophosphate + H2O → myo-inositol + phosphate (


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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