prephenic acid

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pre·phe·nic ac·id

(prē-fē'nik as'id),
An intermediate in the microbial conversion of shikimic acid to l-phenylalanine and l-tyrosine.
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This enzyme catalyzes the Claisen rearrangement of chorismate to prephenate in the shikimate pathway, which is the first committed step in the biosynthesis of the aromatic amino acids phenylalanine and tyrosine.
Dudareva and Maeda used a co-expression analysis to find the prephenate aminotransferase gene.
thaliana putative 2e-38 91 chorismate mutasu/ chloroplast prephenate dehydratase, NP_180350 2-67/2 BQ134711 O.
Chorismate mutase catalyzes the rearrangement of chorismate to prephenate that can subsequently be converted to aromatic products such as tyrosine or phenyalanine.
Coli Ghorismate Mutase Prephenate Dehydrogenase by Site-Directed Mutagenesis and Chemical Modification'.