Definition: 'Pantothenate Synthetase'
pantothenate synthetaseType: Term
1. 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.
Synonyms: pantoate-activating enzyme
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