|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 22.214.171.124
Enzymes and Genes:
|Aspergillus parasiticus:||versiconal hemiacetal acetate esterase: estA|
In Pathway: versicolorin B biosynthesis
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: versiconal hemiacetal acetate esterase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: VHA esterase
Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG'° in kcal/mol): -4.2871094 [Latendresse13]
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Isolated from the mold Aspergillus parasiticus. Involved in a metabolic grid that leads to aflatoxin biosynthesis.
Chang04b: Chang PK, Yabe K, Yu J (2004). "The Aspergillus parasiticus estA-encoded esterase converts versiconal hemiacetal acetate to versiconal and versiconol acetate to versiconol in aflatoxin biosynthesis." Appl Environ Microbiol 70(6);3593-9. PMID: 15184162
Kusumoto96: Kusumoto K, Hsieh DP (1996). "Purification and characterization of the esterases involved in aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus parasiticus." Can J Microbiol 42(8);804-10. PMID: 8776851
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