Term Information [More information on acetolactate synthase activity]

Accession
GO:0003984
Name
acetolactate synthase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
acetohydroxy acid synthetase activity, acetohydroxyacid synthase activity, acetolactate pyruvate-lyase (carboxylating) activity, acetolactic synthetase activity, alpha-acetohydroxy acid synthetase activity, alpha-acetohydroxyacid synthase activity, alpha-acetolactate synthase activity, alpha-acetolactate synthetase activity, pyruvate:pyruvate acetaldehydetransferase (decarboxylating)
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: 2 pyruvate = 2-acetolactate + CO2. Source: EC:2.2.1.6
Comment
Note that this function was formerly EC:4.1.3.18.
History
See term history for GO:0003984 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of acetolactate synthase activity (GO:0003984)
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acetolactate synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
acetolactate synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
acetolactate synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
acetolactate synthase activity [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity, transferring aldehyde or ketonic groups (GO:0016744)
Children of acetolactate synthase activity (GO:0003984)
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acetolactate synthase complex (GO:0005948) [capable_of relation] capable_of  acetolactate synthase activity
EC
2.2.1.6
MetaCyc
ACETOLACTSYN-RXN
RHEA
20504