EC - Phosphoribosylformylglycinamidine synthase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
phosphoribosylformylglycinamidine synthase
Other names:
FGAM synthetase
FGAR amidotransferase
formylglycinamide ribonucloetide amidotransferase
phosphoribosylformylglycinamidine synthetase
phosphoribosylformylglycineamidine synthetase
formylglycinamide ribotide amidotransferase
FGAM synthase
5'-phosphoribosylformylglycinamide:L-glutamine amido-ligase (ADP-forming)
2-N-formyl-1-N-(5-phospho-D-ribosyl)glycinamide:L-glutamine amido-ligase (ADP-forming)
Systematic name:
N2-formyl-N1-(5-phospho-D-ribosyl)glycinamide:L-glutamine amido-ligase (ADP-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00405
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004642
CAS Registry Number: 9032-84-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (531) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Melnick, I. and Buchanan, J.M.
    Biosynthesis of the purines. XIV. Conversion of (α-N-formyl)glycinamide ribotide to (α-N-formyl)glycinamidine ribotide; purification and requirements of the enzyme system.
    J. Biol. Chem. 225 : 157-162 (1957). [PMID: 13416226]

[EC created 1961, modified 2000]