IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-furoate—CoA ligase

Reaction: ATP + 2-furoate + CoA = AMP + diphosphate + 2-furoyl-CoA

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): 2-furoyl coenzyme A synthetase

Systematic name: 2-furoate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 122320-08-5


1. Koenig, K. and Andreesen, J.R. Molybdenum involvement in aerobic degradation of 2-furoic acid by Pseudomonas putida FU1. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 55 (1989) 1829-1834.

[EC created 1992]

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