EC - Pantoate—β-alanine ligase (AMP-forming)

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Accepted name:
pantoate—β-alanine ligase (AMP-forming)
Other names:
D-pantoate:β-alanine ligase (AMP-forming)
pantoate-activating enzyme
pantoic-activating enzyme
pantothenate synthetase
Systematic name:
(R)-pantoate:β-alanine ligase (AMP-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004592
CAS Registry Number: 9023-49-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (564) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Ginoza, H.S. and Altenbern, R.A.
    The pantothenate-synthesizing enzyme cell-free extracts of Brucella abortus, strain 19.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 56: 537-541 (1955). [PMID: 14377603]
  2. Maas, W.K.
    Pantothenate studies. III. Description of the extracted pantothenate-synthesizing enzyme of Escherichia coli.
    J. Biol. Chem. 198: 23-32 (1952). [PMID: 12999714]
  3. Maas, W.K.
    Mechanism of the enzymatic synthesis of pantothenate from beta-alanine and pantoate.
    Fed. Proc. 15: 305-306 (1956).

[EC created 1961]