Mechanism of EC
3-dehydroquinate synthase

The mechanism below rationalizes the reaction mechanism, see Bender, S.L., Mehdi, S. and Knowles, J.R. Dehydroquinate synthase: the role of divalent metal cations and of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide in catalysis. Biochemistry 28 (1989) 7555-7560. [PMID: 2514789]

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EC 3-dehydroquinate synthase