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Information on EC 4.1.2.50 - 6-carboxytetrahydropterin synthase

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     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.2 Aldehyde-lyases
                4.1.2.50 6-carboxytetrahydropterin synthase
IUBMB Comments
Binds Zn2+. Isolated from the bacteria Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli. The reaction is part of the biosynthesis pathway of queuosine.The enzyme from Escherichia coli can also convert 6-pyruvoyl-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin and sepiapterin to 6-carboxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin .
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
6-carboxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin synthase, 6-pyruvoyltetrahydropterin synthase, CPH4 synthase, PTPS, QueD, more
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
7,8-dihydroneopterin 3'-triphosphate + H2O = 6-carboxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin + acetaldehyde + triphosphate
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