Product pyruvate formate lyase I
|pyruvate formate lyase I|
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pyr -> acetyl CoA + formate by nonoxidative, radical-based mechanism. Key enz. of anaer. metab.
- Sawers, G., B. Suppmann 1992. Anaerobic induction of pyruvate formate-lyase gene expression is mediated by the ArcA and FNR proteins. J.Bacteriol. 174:3474-3478
- Wagner, A.F., M. Frey, F.A. Neugebauer, W. Schafer, J. Knappe 1992. The free radical in pyruvate formate-lyase is located on glycine-734. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 89:996-1000