The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: indoleacetate—CoA ligase
Reaction: ATP + (indol-3-yl)acetate + CoA = AMP + diphosphate + (indol-3-yl)acetyl-CoA
Other name(s): iaaB (gene name)
Systematic name: (indol-3-yl)acetate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)
Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Aromatoleum aromaticum, is involved in degradation of (indol-3-yl)acetate. It is also active with phenylacetate and the non-physiological compound (2-naphthyl)acetate.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Schuhle, K., Nies, J. and Heider, J. An indoleacetate-CoA ligase and a phenylsuccinyl-CoA transferase involved in anaerobic metabolism of auxin. Environ. Microbiol. 18 (2016) 3120–3132. [DOI] [PMID: 27102732]
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