Reaction: ATP + glutarate + CoA = ADP + phosphate + glutaryl-CoA
Other name(s): glutaryl-CoA synthetase; glutaryl coenzyme A synthetase
Systematic name: glutarate:CoA ligase (ADP-forming)
Comments: GTP or ITP can act instead of ATP.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9023-68-1
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