IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-acetyl-γ-glutamyl-phosphate reductase

Reaction: N-acetyl-L-glutamate 5-semialdehyde + NADP+ + phosphate = N-acetyl-L-glutamyl 5-phosphate + NADPH + H+

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Other name(s): reductase, acetyl-γ-glutamyl phosphate; N-acetylglutamate 5-semialdehyde dehydrogenase; N-acetylglutamic γ-semialdehyde dehydrogenase; N-acetyl-L-glutamate γ-semialdehyde:NADP oxidoreductase (phosphorylating)

Systematic name: N-acetyl-L-glutamate-5-semialdehyde:NADP+ 5-oxidoreductase (phosphorylating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37251-00-6


1. Baich, A. and Vogel, H.J. N-Acetyl-γ-glutamokinase and N-acetylglutamic γ-semialdehyde dehydrogenase: repressible enzymes of arginine synthesis in Escherichia coli. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 7 (1962) 491-496.

2. Glansdorff, N. and Sand, G. Coordination of enzyme synthesis in the arginine pathway of Escherichia coli K-12. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 108 (1965) 308-311.

[EC created 1972]

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