KEGG   ENZYME: 2.1.2.7Help
Entry
EC 2.1.2.7                  Enzyme                                 

Name
D-alanine 2-hydroxymethyltransferase;
2-methylserine hydroxymethyltransferase
Class
Transferases;
Transferring one-carbon groups;
Hydroxymethyl-, formyl- and related transferases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate:D-alanine 2-hydroxymethyltransferase
Reaction(IUBMB)
5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate + D-alanine + H2O = tetrahydrofolate + 2-methylserine [RN:R01225]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate [CPD:C00143];
D-alanine [CPD:C00133];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
tetrahydrofolate [CPD:C00101];
2-methylserine [CPD:C02115]
Comment
Also acts on 2-hydroxymethylserine.
History
EC 2.1.2.7 created 1972
Pathway
One carbon pool by folate
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:14001018]
  Authors
WILSON EM, SNELL EE.
  Title
Metabolism of alpha-methylserine. I. alpha-Methylserine hydroxymethyltransferase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 3171-9.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
9075-76-7

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