Summary: Beta-ketoacyl synthase, N-terminal domain
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The structure of beta-ketoacyl synthase is similar to that of the thiolase family (PF00108) and also chalcone synthase. The active site of beta-ketoacyl synthase is located between the N and C-terminal domains. The N-terminal domain contains most of the structures involved in dimer formation and also the active site cysteine .
Huang W, Jia J, Edwards P, Dehesh K, Schneider G, Lindqvist Y; , EMBO J 1998;17:1183-1191.: Crystal structure of beta-ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein synthase II from E.coli reveals the molecular architecture of condensing enzymes. PUBMED:9482715 EPMC:9482715
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InterPro entry IPR014030
Beta-ketoacyl-ACP synthase EC (KAS) [PUBMED:3076376] is the enzyme that catalyzes the condensation of malonyl-ACP with the growing fatty acid chain. It is found as a component of a number of enzymatic systems, including fatty acid synthetase (FAS), which catalyzes the formation of long-chain fatty acids from acetyl-CoA, malonyl-CoA and NADPH; the multi-functional 6-methysalicylic acid synthase (MSAS) from Penicillium patulum [PUBMED:2209605], which is involved in the biosynthesis of a polyketide antibiotic; polyketide antibiotic synthase enzyme systems; Emericella nidulans multifunctional protein Wa, which is involved in the biosynthesis of conidial green pigment; Rhizobium nodulation protein nodE, which probably acts as a beta-ketoacyl synthase in the synthesis of the nodulation Nod factor fatty acyl chain; and yeast mitochondrial protein CEM1. The condensation reaction is a two step process, first the acyl component of an activated acyl primer is transferred to a cysteine residue of the enzyme and is then condensed with an activated malonyl donor with the concomitant release of carbon dioxide.
This entry represents the N-terminal domain of beta-ketoacyl-ACP synthases.
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Thiolases are ubiquitous and form a large superfamily. Thiolases can function either degradatively, in the beta-oxidation pathway of fatty acids, or biosynthetically. Biosynthetic thiolases catalyse the formation of acetoacetyl-CoA from two molecules of acetyl-CoA . This is one of the fundamental categories of carbon skeletal assembly patterns in biological systems and is the first step in a wide range of biosynthetic pathways . Thiolase are usually dimeric or tetrameric enzymes. Within each monomer there are two similar domains related by pseudo dyad. The N-terminal of these two domains contains a large insertion of about 100 amino acids.
The clan contains the following 13 members:ACP_syn_III ACP_syn_III_C Chal_sti_synt_C Chal_sti_synt_N FAE1_CUT1_RppA HMG_CoA_synt_C HMG_CoA_synt_N ketoacyl-synt Ketoacyl-synt_2 Ketoacyl-synt_C SpoVAD Thiolase_C Thiolase_N
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|Author:||Sonnhammer ELL, Griffiths-Jones SR|
|Number in seed:||167|
|Number in full:||24208|
|Average length of the domain:||223.60 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||26 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||22.85 %|
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|Family (HMM) version:||21|
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