Term Information [More information on porphobilinogen synthase activity]

Accession
GO:0004655
Name
porphobilinogen synthase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
5-aminolevulinate hydro-lyase (adding 5-aminolevulinate and cyclizing), 5-aminolevulinate hydro-lyase (adding 5-aminolevulinate and cyclizing; porphobilinogen-forming), 5-levulinic acid dehydratase activity, aminolevulinate dehydratase activity, aminolevulinic dehydratase activity, delta-aminolevulinate dehydratase activity, delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydrase activity, delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase activity, delta-aminolevulinic dehydratase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: 2 5-aminolevulinate = 2 H(2)O + H(+) + porphobilinogen. Source: EC:4.2.1.24, RHEA:24067
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004655 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of porphobilinogen synthase activity (GO:0004655)
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porphobilinogen synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
porphobilinogen synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
porphobilinogen synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) lyase activity (GO:0016829)
porphobilinogen synthase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) carbon-oxygen lyase activity (GO:0016835)
porphobilinogen synthase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydro-lyase activity (GO:0016836)

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