What Is Characteristic of Fungal Lysine Synthesis Through the α-Aminoadipate Pathway?

@article{Nishida2000WhatIC,
  title={What Is Characteristic of Fungal Lysine Synthesis Through the $\alpha$-Aminoadipate Pathway?},
  author={Hiromi Nishida and Makoto Nishiyama},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Evolution},
  year={2000},
  volume={51},
  pages={299-302}
}
Abstract. Recent finding that a prokaryote synthesizes lysine through the α-aminoadipate pathway demonstrates that the lysine synthesis through the α-aminoadipate pathway is not typical of fungi. However, the fungal lysine biosynthesis is not completely the same as the prokaryotic one. We point out that α-aminoadipate reductase is a key enzyme to the evolution of fungal lysine synthesis. In addition, fungi have two different saccharopine dehydrogenases, which is also characteristic of fungi. 
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