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ENZYME entry: EC 4.2.1.108

Accepted Name
Ectoine synthase.
Alternative Name(s)
L-ectoine synthase.
N-acetyldiaminobutanoate dehydratase.
N-acetyldiaminobutyrate dehydratase.
Reaction catalysed
N(4)-acetyl-L-2,4-diaminobutanoate <=> L-ectoine + H(2)O
Comment(s)
  • Ectoine is an osmoprotectant that is found in halophilic eubacteria.
  • This enzyme is part of the ectoine biosynthesis pathway and only acts in the direction of ectoine formation.
  • Cf. EC 3.5.4.44.
Cross-references
BRENDA4.2.1.108
EC2PDB4.2.1.108
ExplorEnz4.2.1.108
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles4.2.1.108
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature4.2.1.108
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature4.2.1.108
IntEnz4.2.1.108
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 4.2.1.108
MetaCyc4.2.1.108
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q0A9E8, ECTC_ALKEH;  Q9KED5, ECTC_BACHD;  Q5WL77, ECTC_BACSK;  
Q2KY19, ECTC_BORA1;  Q7WHI9, ECTC_BORBR;  Q7W978, ECTC_BORPA;  
A9IJZ8, ECTC_BORPD;  Q89TD1, ECTC_BRADU;  Q9ZEU6, ECTC_CHRSD;  
B8F9C9, ECTC_DESAA;  A8ZWG2, ECTC_DESOH;  Q2SLV8, ECTC_HAHCH;  
O52251, ECTC_HALED;  Q0C1P4, ECTC_HYPNA;  O06061, ECTC_MARHA;  
A6VUG0, ECTC_MARMS;  B1MAS5, ECTC_MYCA9;  A4TEW9, ECTC_MYCGI;  
A1UKU2, ECTC_MYCSK;  Q1B487, ECTC_MYCSS;  A1TFU3, ECTC_MYCVP;  
Q3JCB0, ECTC_NITOC;  Q5YW76, ECTC_NOCFA;  Q8ESU7, ECTC_OCEIH;  
B4R981, ECTC_PHEZH;  C1A1L0, ECTC_RHOE4;  Q0SH55, ECTC_RHOJR;  
C1AVJ6, ECTC_RHOOB;  Q21LH6, ECTC_SACD2;  A4F710, ECTC_SACEN;  
Q1GNW6, ECTC_SPHAL;  Q9AP33, ECTC_SPOPA;  Q6QUY8, ECTC_STRAQ;  
Q829L5, ECTC_STRAW;  Q93RW0, ECTC_STRCO;  B1W1R5, ECTC_STRGG;  
C5BQN7, ECTC_TERTT;  Q47T77, ECTC_THEFY;  A5F0H9, ECTC_VIBC3;  
A7MVY7, ECTC_VIBCB;  Q9KLC3, ECTC_VIBCH;  C3LW87, ECTC_VIBCM;  
Q5DYF2, ECTC_VIBF1;  B5EVR2, ECTC_VIBFM;  Q87NZ8, ECTC_VIBPA;  
B7VQ39, ECTC_VIBTL;  Q6PR31, ECTC_VIRPA;  Q7MS24, ECTC_WOLSU;  

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