Dihydroneopterin aldolase

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dihydroneopterin aldolase
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oktamer
Identifiers
EC number 4.1.2.25
CAS number 37290-59-8
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum
Gene Ontology AmiGO / EGO
Dihydroneopterin aldolase
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crystal structure of 7,8-dihydroneopterin aldolase in complex with guanine
Identifiers
Symbol FolB
Pfam PF02152
Pfam clan CL0334
InterPro IPR006157
SCOP 1b9l
SUPERFAMILY 1b9l

In enzymology, a dihydroneopterin aldolase (EC 4.1.2.25) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-(D-erythro-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)-7,8- dihydropteridine 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine + glycolaldehyde

Thus, the substrate (biochemistry) of this enzyme is 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-(D-erythro-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)-7,8-dihydropteridine, whereas its two products are 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine and glycolaldehyde.

This enzyme belongs to the family of lyases, specifically the aldehyde-lyases, which cleave carbon-carbon bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-(D-erythro-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)-7,8-dihydropt eridine glycolaldehyde-lyase (2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine-forming). Other names in common use include 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-(D-erythro-1,2,3-trihydroxypropyl)-7,8-, and dihydropteridine glycolaldehyde-lyase. This enzyme participates in folate biosynthesis.

Structural studies[edit]

As of late 2007, 13 structures have been solved for this class of enzymes, with PDB accession codes 1NBU, 1RRI, 1RRW, 1RRY, 1RS2, 1RS4, 1RSD, 1RSI, 1U68, 1Z9W, 2CG8, 2NM2, and 2NM3.

References[edit]

  • Mathis JB, Brown GM (1970). "The biosynthesis of folic acid. XI. Purification and properties of dihydroneopterin aldolase". J. Biol. Chem. 245 (11): 3015–25. PMID 4912541.