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Cover for Lysine biosynthesis in microorganisms.

Lysine is an essential amino acid that is synthesized in plants and microorganisms via two metabolic routes which evolved independently. Fungi and some archaeal species employ the intermediate α-aminoadipate to anabolize lysine. Bacteria and photosynthetic cohorts, in contrast, employ the...

Author(s)
Hudson, A. O.; Savka, M. A.; Pearce, F. G.; Dobson, R. C. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tyrosine aminotransferase.

In plants, the pyridoxal-5′-phosphate (PLP)-dependent enzyme tyrosine aminotransferase (EC 2.6.15) is involved in the interconversion of tyrosine and 4-hydoxyphenylpyruvate, and phenylalanine and phenylpyruvate. Tyrosine and phenylalanine are amino acids that are ubiquitously involved in protein...

Author(s)
Hudson, A. O.
ISBN
2015 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780642635)
Type
Book chapter