Formate-tetrahydrofolate ligase

Formate-tetrahydrofolate ligase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses the formation of 10-formyltetrahydrofolate from formate and tetrahydrofolate in the presence of atp. This enzyme has been found in pigeon liver, human erythrocytes and some microorganisms.

chemical name: Formate:tetrahydrofolate ligase (ADP-forming)

registry number: EC 6.3.4.3

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