Reaction: 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate + D-alanine + H2O = tetrahydrofolate + 2-methylserine
Other name(s): 2-methylserine hydroxymethyltransferase
Systematic name: 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate:D-alanine 2-hydroxymethyltransferase
Comments: Also acts on 2-hydroxymethylserine.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9075-76-7
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