The Enzyme Database

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EC 2.1.2.4     
Accepted name: glycine formimidoyltransferase
Reaction: 5-formimidoyltetrahydrofolate + glycine = tetrahydrofolate + N-formimidoylglycine
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Other name(s): formiminoglycine formiminotransferase; FIG formiminotransferase; glycine formiminotransferase
Systematic name: 5-formimidoyltetrahydrofolate:glycine N-formimidoyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9029-84-9
References:
1.  Rabinowitz, J.C. and Pricer, W.E. Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid and methenyltetrahydrofolic acid as intermediates in the formation of N10-formyltetrahydrofolic acid. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78 (1956) 5702–5704.
2.  Rabinowitz, J.C. and Pricer, W.E. Formation, isolation and properties of 5-formiminotetrahydrofolic acid. Fed. Proc. 16 (1957) 236.
3.  Sagers, R.D., Beck, J.V., Gruber, W. and Gunsalus, I.C. A tetrahydrofolic acid linked formimino transfer enzyme. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78 (1956) 694–695.
[EC 2.1.2.4 created 1961, modified 2000]
 
 


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