Term Information [More information on dihydropteroate synthase activity]

Accession
GO:0004156
Name
dihydropteroate synthase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
(2-amino-4-hydroxy-7,8-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl-diphosphate:4-aminobenzoate 2-amino-4-hydroxydihydropteridine-6-methenyltransferase activity, 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine-diphosphate:4-aminobenzoate 2-amino-4-hydroxydihydropteridine-6-methenyltransferase activity, 7,8-dihydropteroate synthase activity, 7,8-dihydropteroate synthetase activity, 7,8-dihydropteroic acid synthetase activity, DHPS activity, dihydropteroate diphosphorylase activity, dihydropteroate pyrophosphorylase activity, dihydropteroate synthetase activity, dihydropteroic synthetase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: 2-amino-4-hydroxy-6-hydroxymethyl-7,8-dihydropteridine diphosphate + 4-aminobenzoate = diphosphate + dihydropteroate. Source: EC:2.5.1.15
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004156 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of dihydropteroate synthase activity (GO:0004156)
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dihydropteroate synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
dihydropteroate synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
dihydropteroate synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
dihydropteroate synthase activity [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity, transferring alkyl or aryl (other than methyl) groups (GO:0016765)

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