6. Amino Acids Synthesized from Aspartate: Lysine, Methionine (and Cysteine), Threonine and Isoleucine

  1. David A Bender

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118357514.ch6

Amino Acid Metabolism, Third Edition

Amino Acid Metabolism, Third Edition

How to Cite

Bender, D. A. (2012) Amino Acids Synthesized from Aspartate: Lysine, Methionine (and Cysteine), Threonine and Isoleucine, in Amino Acid Metabolism, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118357514.ch6

Author Information

  1. University College, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470661512

Online ISBN: 9781118357514

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Keywords:

  • amino acids synthesized from aspartate, lysine, methionine, threonine;
  • aspartate, transfer of reducing equivalents, cytosol into mitochondrion;
  • amino acid synthesis pathway regulation from aspartate;
  • maize, threonine-sensitive monofunctional homoserine dehydrogenase;
  • threonine catabolism, three pathways, threonine aldolase catalyzing cleavage;
  • lysine biosynthesis in bacteria and plants, diaminopimelate pathway;
  • lysine biosynthesis in yeasts/fungi, α-aminoadipate pathway;
  • saccharopine pathway of lysine catabolism;
  • methionine, as S-adenosyl, methyl groups for one carbon transfer reactions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Regulation of the pathway of amino acid synthesis from aspartate

  • Lysine

  • Methionine and cysteine

  • Further reading