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If a protein meets these conditions... i

Common conditions

... then these annotations are applied i

Protein namei

  • Recommended name:
    Phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase (EC:4.1.1.31)
    Short name:
    PEPC
    Short name:
    PEPCase

Gene namei

  • Name:ppcA

Functioni

  • Catalyzes the irreversible beta-carboxylation of phosphoenolpyruvate (PEP) to form oxaloacetate (OAA), a four-carbon dicarboxylic acid source for the tricarboxylic acid cycle.

Sequence similaritiesi

Cofactori

Subunit structurei

  • Homotetramer.

Catalytic activityi

  • Phosphate + oxaloacetate = H2O + phosphoenolpyruvate + HCO3-.

Keywordsi

GO (Gene Ontology) termsi