Information on EC - medium-chain acyl-CoA ligase

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     6 Ligases
         6.2 Forming carbon-sulfur bonds
             6.2.1 Acid-thiol ligases
       medium-chain acyl-CoA ligase
IUBMB Comments
Acts on fatty acids from C4 to C11 and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids. The enzyme from the bacterium Pseudomonas putida also acts on 4-oxo and 4-hydroxy derivatives.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea
elongase, macs2, mig protein, medium chain acyl-coa synthetase, butyryl-coa synthetase, xm-ligase, short-chain acyl-coa synthetase, xenobiotic/medium-chain fatty acid:coa ligase, medium chain acyl-coenzyme a synthetase, butyryl-coenzyme a synthetase, more
ATP + a medium-chain fatty acid + CoA = AMP + diphosphate + a medium-chain acyl-CoA
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