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Accepted name: α-D-ribose 1-methylphosphonate 5-phosphate C-P-lyase
Reaction: α-D-ribose 1-methylphosphonate 5-phosphate = α-D-ribose 1,2-cyclic phosphate 5-phosphate + methane
For diagram of phosphonate metabolism, click here
Other name(s): phnJ (gene name)
Systematic name: α-D-ribose-1-methylphosphonate-5-phosphate C-P-lyase (methane forming)
Comments: Isolated from Escherichia coli. Involves an [4Fe-4S] cluster and a S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM) radical.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Kamat, S.S., Williams, H.J. and Raushel, F.M. Intermediates in the transformation of phosphonates to phosphate by bacteria. Nature 480 (2011) 570–573. [PMID: 22089136]
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