EC 6.3.1.11     
Accepted name: glutamate—putrescine ligase
Reaction: ATP + L-glutamate + putrescine = ADP + phosphate + γ-L-glutamylputrescine
Glossary: putrescine = butane-1,4-diamine
Other name(s): γ-glutamylputrescine synthetase; YcjK
Systematic name: L-glutamate:putrescine ligase (ADP-forming)
Comments: Forms part of a novel bacterial putrescine utilization pathway in Escherichia coli.
References:
1.  Kurihara, S., Oda, S., Kato, K., Kim, H.G., Koyanagi, T., Kumagai, H. and Suzuki, H. A novel putrescine utilization pathway involves γ-glutamylated intermediates of Escherichia coli K-12. J. Biol. Chem. 280 (2005) 4602–4608. [PMID: 15590624]
[EC 6.3.1.11 created 2005]