Refine search

Search General Information

show results
Don't show organism specific information (fast!)
Search organism in taxonomic tree (slow, choose "exact" as search mode, e.g. "mammalia" for rat,human,monkey,...)
(Not possible to combine with the first option)
Refine your search

Search term:

Results 1 - 1 of 1
EC Number
General Information
physiological function
mutants with a deletion of paaG gene are unable to grow on phenylacetate as carbon source. Incubation of a paaG mutant with [U-13C8]phenylacetate yields ring-1,2-dihydroxy-1,2-dihydrophenylacetyl lactone. The paaG mutant also converts phenylacetate into ortho-hydroxyphenylacetate, a dead end product of phenylacetate catabolism. The catabolic pathway of phenylacetate involves CoA thioesters. Phenylacetyl-CoA is attacked by a ring-oxygenase/reductase, PaaABCDE proteins, generating a hydroxylated and reduced derivative of phenylacetyl-CoA. The intermediate CoA ester is further metabolized in a complex reaction sequence comprising enoyl-CoA isomerization/hydration, nonoxygenolytic ring opening, and dehydrogenation catalyzed by the PaaG and PaaZ proteins
Results 1 - 1 of 1