IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: anthranilate—CoA ligase

Reaction: ATP + anthranilate + CoA = AMP + diphosphate + anthraniloyl-CoA

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Glossary: anthraniloyl-CoA = 2-aminobenzoyl-CoA

Other name(s): anthraniloyl coenzyme A synthetase; 2-aminobenzoate—CoA ligase; 2-aminobenzoate—coenzyme A ligase; 2-aminobenzoate coenzyme A ligase

Systematic name: anthranilate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 112692-58-7


1. Altenschmidt, U., Eckerskorn, C. and Fuchs, G. Evidence that enzymes of a novel aerobic 2-amino-benzoate metabolism in denitrifying Pseudomonas are coded on a small plasmid. Eur. J. Biochem. 194 (1990) 647-653. [PMID: 2176602]

[EC created 1992]

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