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Entry
map00053                    Pathway                                

Name
Ascorbate and aldarate metabolism
Class
Metabolism; Carbohydrate metabolism
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map00053  Ascorbate and aldarate metabolism
map00053

Ortholog table
Module
M00114  Ascorbate biosynthesis, plants, glucose-6P => ascorbate [PATH:map00053]
M00129  Ascorbate biosynthesis, animals, glucose-1P => ascorbate [PATH:map00053]
M00550  Ascorbate degradation, ascorbate => D-xylulose-5P [PATH:map00053]
Other DBs
GO: 0019852 0019572
Reference
  Authors
Linster CL, Van Schaftingen E
  Title
Vitamin C. Biosynthesis, recycling and degradation in mammals.
  Journal
FEBS J 274:1-22 (2007)
DOI:10.1111/j.1742-4658.2006.05607.x
Reference
  Authors
Valpuesta V, Botella MA.
  Title
Biosynthesis of L-ascorbic acid in plants: new pathways for an old antioxidant.
  Journal
Trends Plant Sci 9:573-7 (2004)
DOI:10.1016/j.tplants.2004.10.002
Reference
  Authors
Davey MW, Gilot C, Persiau G, Ostergaard J, Han Y, Bauw GC, Van Montagu MC.
  Title
Ascorbate biosynthesis in Arabidopsis cell suspension culture.
  Journal
Plant Physiol 121:535-43 (1999)
DOI:10.1104/pp.121.2.535
Reference
  Authors
Conklin PL, Gatzek S, Wheeler GL, Dowdle J, Raymond MJ, Rolinski S, Isupov M, Littlechild JA, Smirnoff N.
  Title
Arabidopsis thaliana VTC4 encodes L-galactose-1-P phosphatase, a plant ascorbic acid biosynthetic enzyme.
  Journal
J Biol Chem 281:15662-70 (2006)
DOI:10.1074/jbc.M601409200
Reference
  Authors
Linster CL, Gomez TA, Christensen KC, Adler LN, Young BD, Brenner C, Clarke SG.
  Title
Arabidopsis VTC2 Encodes a GDP-L-Galactose Phosphorylase, the Last Unknown Enzyme in the Smirnoff-Wheeler Pathway to Ascorbic Acid in Plants.
  Journal
J Biol Chem 282:18879-85 (2007)
DOI:10.1074/jbc.M702094200
Reference
  Authors
Campos E, Baldoma L, Aguilar J, Badia J.
  Title
Regulation of expression of the divergent ulaG and ulaABCDEF operons involved in LaAscorbate dissimilation in Escherichia coli.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 186:1720-8 (2004)
DOI:10.1128/JB.186.6.1720-1728.2004
Reference
  Authors
Zhang Z, Aboulwafa M, Smith MH, Saier MH Jr.
  Title
The ascorbate transporter of Escherichia coli.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 185:2243-50 (2003)
DOI:10.1128/JB.185.7.2243-2250.2003
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pathway
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map00630  Glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism
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