EC - o-succinylbenzoate—CoA ligase

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Accepted name:
o-succinylbenzoate—CoA ligase
Other names:
o-succinylbenzoate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)
o-succinylbenzoyl-coenzyme A synthetase
Systematic name:
2-succinylbenzoate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00427
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008756
CAS Registry Number: 72506-70-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (48) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Heide, L., Arendt, S. and Leistner, E.
    Enzymatic-synthesis, characterization, and metabolism of the coenzyme-A ester of o-succinylbenzoic acid, an intermediate in menaquinone (vitamin K2) biosynthesis.
    J. Biol. Chem. 257 : 7396-7400 (1982).
  2. Kolkmann, R. and Leistner, E.
    4-(2'-Carboxyphenyl)-4-oxobutyryl coenzyme-A ester, an intermediate in vitamin K2 (menaquinone) biosynthesis.
    Z. Naturforsch. C: Biosci. 42 : 1207-1214 (1987).
  3. Meganathan, R. and Bentley, R.
    Menaquinone (vitamin K2) biosynthesis: conversion of o-succinylbenzoic acid to 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoic acid by Mycobacterium phlei enzymes.
    J. Bacteriol. 140 : 92-98 (1979). [PMID: 500558]

[EC created 1992]