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Information on EC 4.1.3.40 - chorismate lyase

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     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.3 Oxo-acid-lyases
                4.1.3.40 chorismate lyase
IUBMB Comments
This enzyme catalyses the first step in the biosynthesis of ubiquinone in Escherichia coli and other Gram-negative bacteria . The yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae can synthesize ubiquinone from either chorismate or tyrosine .
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  • 4.1.3.40
  • shikimate
  • p-hydroxybenzoic
  • xanthomonadins
  • helix-turn-helix
  • chorismate-utilizing
The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
chorismate pyruvate-lyase, xanb2, chorismate-pyruvate lyase, sll1797, rv2949c enzyme, more
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LITERATURE
chorismate = 4-hydroxybenzoate + pyruvate
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