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EC 2.7.7.68     
Accepted name: 2-phospho-L-lactate guanylyltransferase
Reaction: (2S)-2-phospholactate + GTP = (2S)-lactyl-2-diphospho-5′-guanosine + diphosphate
For diagram of coenzyme F420 biosynthesis, click here
Glossary: (2S)-2-phospholactate = (2S)-2-(phosphonooxy)propanoate
Other name(s): CofC; MJ0887
Systematic name: GTP:2-phospho-L-lactate guanylyltransferase
Comments: This enzyme is involved in the biosynthesis of coenzyme F420, a redox-active cofactor found in all methanogenic archaea, as well as some eubacteria.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
References:
1.  Grochowski, L.L., Xu, H. and White, R.H. Identification and characterization of the 2-phospho-L-lactate guanylyltransferase involved in coenzyme F420 biosynthesis. Biochemistry 47 (2008) 3033–3037. [PMID: 18260642]
[EC 2.7.7.68 created 2010]
 
 


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