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B6db activities: mfnc

Description L-alanine:4-(hydroxymethyl)-2- furancarboxaldehyde-phosphate aminotransferase (2.6.1.-)
Alternative names 4-HFC-P:alanine aminotransferase MJ_0684
Catalyzed reaction 4-(hydroxymethyl)-2- furancarboxaldehyde-phosphate + L-alanine = 5-aminomethyl)-3- furanmethanol-phosphate + pyruvate
Cofactor Pyridoxal-phosphate.
In Methanocaldococcus jannaschii the aminotransferase MfnC is involved in the biosynthesis of the 5-(Aminomethyl)-3-furanmethanol moiety of Methanofuran - a coenzymes required for the biochemical reduction of carbon dioxide to methane .
PDB 2Z61;
Organisms -Archaebacteria


mfnc (4)
Links Enzyme (activities) mfnc
BRENDA (activities) mfnc
KEGG (pathways) mfnc
PLPMDB (PLP mutants) mfnc
 Miller DV, Wang Y, Xu H, Harich K, White RH. (2014) Biosynthesis of the 5-(Aminomethyl)-3-furanmethanol moiety of Methanofuran Biochemistry 53 in press.

Articles on mfnc
last changed 2014/07/10 17:04

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