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Accepted name: o-succinylbenzoate—CoA ligase
Reaction: ATP + 2-succinylbenzoate + CoA = AMP + diphosphate + 4-(2-carboxyphenyl)-4-oxobutanoyl-CoA
For diagram of vitamin K biosynthesis, click here
Glossary: 2-succinylbenzoate = o-succinylbenzoate = 4-(2-carboxyphenyl)-4-oxobutanoate
Other name(s): o-succinylbenzoyl-coenzyme A synthetase; o-succinylbenzoate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)
Systematic name: 2-succinylbenzoate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 72506-70-8
1.  Heide, L., Arendt, S. and Leistner, E. Enzymatic-synthesis, characterization, and metabolism of the coenzyme-A ester of o-succinylbenzoic acid, an intermediate in menaquinone (vitamin K2) biosynthesis. J. Biol. Chem. 257 (1982) 7396–7400. [PMID: 7045104]
2.  Kolkmann, R. and Leistner, E. 4-(2′-Carboxyphenyl)-4-oxobutyryl coenzyme A ester, an intermediate in vitamin K2 (menaquinone) biosynthesis. Z. Naturforsch. C: Sci. 42 (1987) 1207–1214. [PMID: 2966501]
3.  Meganathan, R. and Bentley, R. Menaquinone (vitamin K2) biosynthesis: conversion of o-succinylbenzoic acid to 1,4-dihydroxy-2-naphthoic acid by Mycobacterium phlei enzymes. J. Bacteriol. 140 (1979) 92–98. [PMID: 500558]
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