EC - Glycine formimidoyltransferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
glycine formimidoyltransferase
Other names:
FIG formiminotransferase
formiminoglycine formiminotransferase
glycine formiminotransferase
Systematic name:
5-formimidoyltetrahydrofolate:glycine N-formimidoyltransferase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0030408
CAS Registry Number: 9029-84-9


  1. Rabinowitz, J.C. and Pricer, W.E.
    Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid and methenyltetrahydrofolic acid as intermediates in the formation of N10-formyltetrahydrofolic acid.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78 : 5702-5704 (1956).
  2. Rabinowitz, J.C. and Pricer, W.E.
    Formation, isolation and properties of 5-formiminotetrahydrofolic acid.
    Fed. Proc. 16 : 236 (1957).
  3. Sagers, R.D., Beck, J.V., Gruber, W. and Gunsalus, I.C.
    A tetrahydrofolic acid linked formimino transfer enzyme.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78 : 694-695 (1956).

[EC created 1961, modified 2000]