PF3D7_1446400

Summary

Gene Symbol: PF3D7_1446400
Description: pyruvate dehydrogenase E1 component subunit beta
Alias: PF14_0441, pyruvate dehydrogenase E1 component subunit beta
Species: Plasmodium falciparum 3D7

Top Publications

  1. Foth B, Stimmler L, Handman E, Crabb B, Hodder A, McFadden G. The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum has only one pyruvate dehydrogenase complex, which is located in the apicoplast. Mol Microbiol. 2005;55:39-53 pubmed
    ..The recombinantly expressed catalytic domain of the PDH subunit E2 showed high enzymatic activity in vitro indicating that pyruvate is converted to acetyl-CoA in the apicoplast, possibly for use in fatty acid biosynthesis. ..