IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 6.3.1.11

Accepted name: glutamate—putrescine ligase

Reaction: ATP + L-glutamate + putrescine = ADP + phosphate + γ-L-glutamylputrescine

Other name(s): γ-glutamylputrescine synthetase; YcjK

Systematic name: L-glutamate:putrescine ligase (ADP-forming)

Comments: Forms part of a novel bacterial putrescine utilization pathway in Escherichia coli.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 914090-78-1

References:

1. Kurihara, S., Oda, S., Kato, K., Kim, H.G., Koyanagi, T., Kumagai, H. and Suzuki, H. A novel putrescine utilization pathway involves γ-glutamylated intermediates of Escherichia coli K-12. J. Biol. Chem. 280 (2005) 4602-4608. [PMID: 15590624]

[EC 6.3.1.11 created 2005]


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