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Entry
R09959                      Reaction                               

Name
7,8-dihydroneopterin 3'-triphosphate acetaldehyde-lyase (6-carboxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin and triphosphate-forming)
Definition
7,8-Dihydroneopterin 3'-triphosphate + H2O <=> 6-Carboxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin + Acetaldehyde + Triphosphate
Equation
Comment
multi-step reaction
possibly intermediate (see [CPD:C03684], R04286)
RPair
C00536_C04895 leave
C04895_C20239 main [RC:RC02846]
C00084_C04895 main [RC:RC02847]
C00001_C20239 leave
Enzyme
Pathway
Folate biosynthesis
Metabolic pathways
Orthology
K01737  
6-pyruvoyltetrahydropterin/6-carboxytetrahydropterin synthase [EC:4.2.3.12 4.1.2.50]

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