Reaction: succinyl-CoA + enzyme N6-(dihydrolipoyl)lysine = CoA + enzyme N6-(S-succinyldihydrolipoyl)lysine
For diagram of reaction click here (mechanism).
Glossary: dihydrolipoyl group
Other name(s): dihydrolipoamide S-succinyltransferase; dihydrolipoamide succinyltransferase; dihydrolipoic transsuccinylase; dihydrolipolyl transsuccinylase; dihydrolipoyl transsuccinylase; lipoate succinyltransferase (Escherichia coli); lipoic transsuccinylase; lipoyl transsuccinylase; succinyl-CoA:dihydrolipoamide S-succinyltransferase; succinyl-CoA:dihydrolipoate S-succinyltransferase
Systematic name: succinyl-CoA:enzyme-N6-(dihydrolipoyl)lysine S-succinyltransferase
Comments: A multimer (24-mer) of this enzyme forms the core of the multienzyme complex, and binds tightly both EC 184.108.40.206, oxoglutarate dehydrogenase (succinyl-transferring) and EC 220.127.116.11, dihydrolipoyl dehydrogenase. The lipoyl group of this enzyme is reductively succinylated by EC 18.104.22.168, and the only observed direction catalysed by EC 22.214.171.124 is that where this succinyl group is passed to coenzyme A.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9032-28-4
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