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Medical Term:

pantothenate synthetase

Definition

an enzyme that converts pantoate and ß-alanine to pantothenate with concomitant cleavage of ATP to AMP and pyrophosphate; a key step in coenzyme A biosynthesis.

Synonym(s): pantoate-activating enzyme

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