EC 3.2.2.26 - Futalosine hydrolase

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EC 3.2.2.26

Names

Accepted name:
futalosine hydrolase
Other names:
futalosine nucleosidase
MqnB
Systematic name:
futalosine ribohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

This enzyme, which is specific for futalosine, catalyses the second step of a novel menaquinone biosynthetic pathway that is found in some prokaryotes.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Hiratsuka, T., Furihata, K., Ishikawa, J., Yamashita, H., Itoh, N., Seto, H. and Dairi, T.
    An alternative menaquinone biosynthetic pathway operating in microorganisms.
    Science 321: 1670-1673 (2008). [PMID: 18801996]

[EC 3.2.2.26 created 2008]