Vitamin K Biosynthesis

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chorismate biosynthesis
ω-hydroxydihydromenaquinone-9 biosynthesis
all-trans-polyprenol diphosphate biosynthesis
vitamin K cycle
EC phylloquinone ω-hydroxylase
EC demethylmenaquinone methyltransferase
EC 2-succinyl-5-enolpyruvyl-6-hydroxy-3-cyclohexene-1-carboxylic-acid synthase (mechanism)
EC demethylmenaquinone methyltransferase
EC 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoate polyprenyltransferase
EC 2-carboxy-1,4-naphthoquinone phytyltransferase
EC 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoyl-CoA hydrolase
EC naphthoate synthase
EC o-succinylbenzoate synthase
EC 2-succinyl-6-hydroxy-2,4-cyclohexadiene-1-carboxylate synthase (mechanism)
EC o-succinylbenzoate—CoA ligase