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EC 2.7.1.209     
Accepted name: L-erythrulose 4-kinase
Reaction: ATP + L-erythrulose = ADP + L-erythrulose 4-phosphate
Other name(s): lerK (gene name)
Systematic name: ATP:L-erythrulose 4-phosphotransferase
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Mycobacterium smegmatis, participates in the degradation of L-threitol.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Huang, H., Carter, M.S., Vetting, M.W., Al-Obaidi, N., Patskovsky, Y., Almo, S.C. and Gerlt, J.A. A general strategy for the discovery of metabolic pathways: D-threitol, L-threitol, and erythritol utilization in Mycobacterium smegmatis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137 (2015) 14570–14573. [PMID: 26560079]
[EC 2.7.1.209 created 2016]
 
 


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