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Information on EC 4.1.3.40 - chorismate lyase

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IUBMB Comments

This enzyme catalyses the first step in the biosynthesis of ubiquinone in Escherichia coli and other Gram-negative bacteria . The yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae can synthesize ubiquinone from either chorismate or tyrosine .

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Archaea, Eukaryota

Synonyms
chorismate pyruvate-lyase, chorismate lyase, xanb2, chorismate-pyruvate lyase, sll1797, rv2949c enzyme, more

REACTION
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
chorismate = 4-hydroxybenzoate + pyruvate
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