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Substance Name: Tryptophan Synthase
RN: 9014-52-2

Note

  • An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of L-serine and 1-(indol-3-yl)glycerol 3-phosphate to L-tryptophan and glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate. It is a pyridoxal phosphate protein that also catalyzes the conversion of serine and indole into tryptophan and water and of indoleglycerol phosphate into indole and glyceraldehyde phosphate. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992) EC 4.2.1.20.
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Tryptophan Synthase

MeSH Heading

  • Tryptophan Synthase

Synonyms

  • Synthase, tryptophan
  • Synthetase, tryptophan
  • Tryptophan synthetase

Systematic Name

  • L-Serine hydro-lyase (adding indoleglycerol-phosphate)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9014-52-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009014522