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Information on EC 2.1.2.1 - glycine hydroxymethyltransferase

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A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. Also catalyses the reaction of glycine with acetaldehyde to form L-threonine, and with 4-trimethylammoniobutanal to form 3-hydroxy-N6,N6,N6-trimethyl-L-lysine.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
AtSHMT3, bsSHMT, bstSHMT, EC 4.1.2.6, eSHMT, GlyA, GlyA protein, glycine hydroxymethyltransferrase, hSHMT, L-serine hydroxymethyltransferase, more
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UNIPROT
LITERATURE
5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate + glycine + H2O = tetrahydrofolate + L-serine
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