6.3.2.17: tetrahydrofolate synthase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about tetrahydrofolate synthase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

ATP
+
tetrahydropteroyl-[gamma-Glu]n
+
L-glutamate
=
ADP
+
phosphate
+
tetrahydropteroyl-[gamma-Glu]n+1

Synonyms

Folate polyglutamate synthetase, FolC, folyl-gamma-glutamate synthetase, Folylpoly(.gamma.-glutamate) synthase, Folylpoly-.gamma.-glutamate synthase, Folylpoly-gamma-glutamate synthetase, Folylpoly-gamma-glutamate synthetase-dihydrofolate synthetase, Folylpolyglutamate synthase, Folylpolyglutamate synthetase, Folylpolyglutamyl synthetase, folypoly-gamma-glutamate synthetase, folypolyglutamate synthase, folypolyglutamate synthetase, Formyltetrahydropteroyldiglutamate synthetase, FPGS, FPGS1, FPGS2, mFGPS, MTHFD1L, N10-Formyltetrahydropteroyldiglutamate synthetase, PfDHFS-FPGS, Synthetase, folylpolyglutamate, Tail length regulator, tetrahydrofolate:L-glutamate gamma-ligase (ADP-forming), tetrahydrofolylpolyglutamate synthase

ECTree

     6 Ligases
         6.3 Forming carbon-nitrogen bonds
             6.3.2 Acid—amino-acid ligases (peptide synthases)
                6.3.2.17 tetrahydrofolate synthase