The crystal structure of E. coli pantothenate synthetase confirms it as a member of the cytidylyltransferase superfamily.von Delft, F., Lewendon, A., Dhanaraj, V., Blundell, T.L., Abell, C., Smith, A.G.
(2001) Structure 9: 439-450
- PubMed: 11377204
- DOI: 10.1016/s0969-2126(01)00604-9
- Primary Citation of Related Structures:
- PubMed Abstract:
Pantothenate synthetase (EC 220.127.116.11) is the last enzyme of the pathway of pantothenate (vitamin B(5)) synthesis. It catalyzes the condensation of pantoate with beta-alanine in an ATP-dependent reaction.
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