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Entry
EC 6.3.1.7                  Enzyme                                 

Name
4-methyleneglutamate---ammonia ligase;
4-methyleneglutamine synthetase
Class
Ligases;
Forming carbon-nitrogen bonds;
Acid-D-ammonia (or amine) ligases (amide synthases)
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
4-methylene-L-glutamate:ammonia ligase (AMP-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
ATP + 4-methylene-L-glutamate + NH3 = AMP + diphosphate + 4-methylene-L-glutamine [RN:R02711]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
ATP [CPD:C00002];
4-methylene-L-glutamate [CPD:C00651];
NH3 [CPD:C00014]
Product
AMP [CPD:C00020];
diphosphate [CPD:C00013];
4-methylene-L-glutamine [CPD:C01109]
Comment
Glutamine can act instead of NH3, but more slowly.
History
EC 6.3.1.7 created 1986
Pathway
C5-Branched dibasic acid metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:6838571]
  Authors
Winter HC, Su TZ, Dekker EE.
  Title
4-methyleneglutamine synthetase: a new amide synthetase present in germinating peanuts.
  Journal
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 111 (1983) 484-9.
  Organism
Arachis hypogaea
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
85537-85-5

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