Accepted name: 2-amino-4,5-dihydroxy-6-oxo-7-(phosphooxy)heptanoate synthase
Reaction: 2-amino-4,5-dihydroxy-6-oxo-7-(phosphooxy)heptanoate = glycerone phosphate + L-aspartate 4-semialdehyde
Other name(s): griI (gene name)
Systematic name: 2-amino-4,5-dihydroxy-6-oxo-7-(phosphooxy)heptanoate L-aspartate 4-semialdehyde-lyase (glycerone phosphate-forming)
Comments: Part of the pathway for the biosynthesis of grixazone, a mixture of yellow pigments produced by the bacterium Streptomyces griseus.
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[EC created 2014]