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cobyrinate a,c-diamide synthase

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This enzyme is the first glutamine amidotransferase that participates in the anaerobic (early cobalt insertion) biosynthetic pathway of adenosylcobalamin, and catalyses the ATP-dependent synthesis of cobyrinate a,c-diamide from cobyrinate using either L-glutamine or ammonia as the nitrogen source. It is proposed that the enzyme first catalyses the amidation of the c-carboxylate, and then the intermediate is released into solution and binds to the same catalytic site for the amidation of the a-carboxylate. The Km for ammonia is substantially higher than that for L-glutamine.
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Store it at +4 ºC for short term. For long term storage, store it at -20 ºC~-80 ºC.
cobyrinic acid a,c-diamide synthetase; CbiA
2 ATP + cobyrinate + 2 L-glutamine + 2 H2O = 2 ADP + 2 phosphate + cobyrinate a,c-diamide + 2 L-glutamate (overall reaction); (1a) ATP + cobyrinate + L-glutamine + H2O = ADP + phosphate + cobyrinate c-monamide + L-glutamate; (1b) ATP + cobyrinate c-monamide + L-glutamine + H2O = ADP + phosphate + cobyrinate a,c-diamide + L-glutamate
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