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Accepted name: dihydromonapterin reductase
Reaction: 5,6,7,8-tetrahydromonapterin + NADP+ = 7,8-dihydromonapterin + NADPH + H+
Glossary: 7,8-dihydromonapterin = 2-amino-6-[(1S,2S)-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl]-7,8-dihydropteridin-4(3H)-one
Other name(s): FolM; H2-MPt reductase
Systematic name: 5,6,7,8-tetrahydromonapterin:NADP+ oxidoreductase
Comments: The enzyme, found in many Gram negative bacteria, also slowly reduces 7,8-dihydrofolate to 5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolate (cf. EC, dihydrofolate reductase). The enzyme has no activity with NADH.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Pribat, A., Blaby, I.K., Lara-Nunez, A., Gregory, J.F., 3rd, de Crecy-Lagard, V. and Hanson, A.D. FolX and FolM are essential for tetrahydromonapterin synthesis in Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Bacteriol. 192 (2010) 475–482. [DOI] [PMID: 19897652]
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