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Information on EC 2.3.1.37 - 5-aminolevulinate synthase

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     2 Transferases
         2.3 Acyltransferases
             2.3.1 Transferring groups other than aminoacyl groups
                2.3.1.37 5-aminolevulinate synthase
IUBMB Comments
A pyridoxal-phosphate protein. The enzyme in erythrocytes is genetically distinct from that in other tissues.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
Synonyms
ala synthase, alas2, ala-s, delta-aminolevulinate synthase, delta-aminolevulinic acid synthase, delta-aminolevulinic acid synthetase, aminolevulinate synthase, delta-aminolevulinate synthetase, erythroid 5-aminolevulinate synthase, aminolevulinic acid synthase, more
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LITERATURE
succinyl-CoA + glycine = 5-aminolevulinate + CoA + CO2
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