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Information on EC 6.3.1.2 - glutamine synthetase

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Glutamine synthetase, which catalyses the incorporation of ammonium into glutamate, is a key enzyme of nitrogen metabolism found in all domains of life. Several types have been described, differing in their oligomeric structures and cofactor requirements.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea
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gamma-glutamyl transferase, gs-ii, gsiii, taase, glna1, gln1;2, gs(1), gln synthetase, glutamine synthetase i, glna2, more
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ATP + L-glutamate + NH3 = ADP + phosphate + L-glutamine
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