IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-glucosaminate-6-phosphate ammonia-lyase

Reaction: 2-amino-2-deoxy-D-gluconate 6-phosphate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-6-phospho-D-gluconate + NH3

Other name(s): DgaE; 6-phospho-D-glucosaminate ammonia-lyase (2-dehydro-3-deoxy-6-phospho-D-gluconate-forming)

Systematic name: 2-amino-2-deoxy-D-gluconate 6-phosphate ammonia-lyase (2-dehydro-3-deoxy-6-phospho-D-gluconate-forming)

Comments: The enzyme, from the bacterium Salmonella typhimurium, is involved in the degradation pathway of 2-amino-2-deoxy-D-gluconate.

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1. Miller, K.A., Phillips, R.S., Mrazek, J. and Hoover, T.R. Salmonella utilizes D-glucosaminate via a mannose family phosphotransferase system permease and associated enzymes. J. Bacteriol. 195 (2013) 4057-4066. [PMID: 23836865]

[EC created 2013]

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