Reaction: ATP + 4-methylene-L-glutamate + NH3 = AMP + diphosphate + 4-methylene-L-glutamine
Other name(s): 4-methyleneglutamine synthetase
Systematic name: 4-methylene-L-glutamate:ammonia ligase (AMP-forming)
Comments: Glutamine can act instead of NH3, but more slowly.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 85537-85-5
1. Winter, H.C., Su, T.-Z. and Dekker, E.E. 4-Methyleneglutamine synthetase: a new amide synthetase present in germinating peanuts. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 111 (1983) 484-489. [PMID: 6838571]