Methane Biosynthesis

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See glossary entries for the complete structure of methanofuran , methanophenazine, tetrahydromethanopterin , coenzyme B and coenzyme F420.
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coenzyme M biosynthesis
EC 1.2.99.5 formylmethanofuran dehydrogenase
EC 1.5.99.9 methylenetetrahydromethanopterin dehydrogenase
EC 1.5.99.11 coenzyme F420-dependent N5,N10-methenyltetrahydromethanopterin reductase
EC 1.8.98.1 CoB—CoM heterodisulfide reductase
EC 2.1.1.86 tetrahydromethanopterin S-methyltransferase
EC 2.3.1.101 formylmethanofuran—tetrahydromethanopterin N-formyltransferase
EC 2.8.4.1 coenzyme-B sulfoethylthiotransferase
EC 3.5.4.27 methenyltetrahydromethanopterin cyclohydrolase