Term Information [More information on hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity]

Accession
GO:0004418
Name
hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
(4-(2-carboxyethyl)-3-(carboxymethyl)pyrrol-2-yl)methyltransferase (hydrolyzing) activity, (4-[2-carboxyethyl]-3-[carboxymethyl]pyrrol-2-yl)methyltransferase (hydrolysing), HMB-synthase activity, porphobilinogen ammonia-lyase (polymerizing), porphobilinogen deaminase activity, porphobilinogen:(4-[2-carboxyethyl]-3-[carboxymethyl]pyrrol-2-yl)methyltransferase (hydrolysing), pre-uroporphyrinogen synthase activity, uroporphyrinogen synthase activity, uroporphyrinogen synthetase activity, uroporphyrinogen I synthase activity, uroporphyrinogen I synthetase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: H(2)O + 4 porphobilinogen = hydroxymethylbilane + 4 NH(4)(+). Source: RHEA:13188, EC:2.5.1.61
Comment
Note that this function was formerly EC:4.3.1.8.
History
See term history for GO:0004418 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity (GO:0004418)
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hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transferase activity (GO:0016740)
hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity [is_a relation] is_a  transferase activity, transferring alkyl or aryl (other than methyl) groups (GO:0016765)

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