Distribution of 10-formyltetrahydrofolate synthetase in eubacteria

@article{Whitehead1988DistributionO1,
  title={Distribution of 10-formyltetrahydrofolate synthetase in eubacteria},
  author={Terence R. Whitehead and M. K. Park and Jesse C. Rabinowitz},
  journal={Journal of Bacteriology},
  year={1988},
  volume={170},
  pages={995 - 997}
}
The distribution of 10-formyltetrahydrofolate synthetase, which activates formate for use as a one-carbon donor in a variety of biosynthetic reactions, was determined for a variety of eubacteria. Organisms from several genera were found to lack detectable synthetase activity; however, all organisms tested were found to contain 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase activity. 
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