pantothenate synthetase

pan·to·then·ate syn·the·tase

an enzyme that converts pantoate and β-alanine to pantothenate with concomitant cleavage of ATP to AMP and pyrophosphate; a key step in coenzyme A biosynthesis.
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Development of 3-phenyl-4567-tetrahydro-1H-pyrazolo[43-c]pyridine derivatives as novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis pantothenate synthetase inhibitors.