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Systematic name YBR115C
Gene name LYS2
Feature type ORF, Verified
Coordinates Chr II:473926..469748
Primary SGDID S000000319

Description of YBR115C: Alpha aminoadipate reductase, catalyzes the reduction of alpha-aminoadipate to alpha-aminoadipate 6-semialdehyde, which is the fifth step in biosynthesis of lysine; activation requires posttranslational phosphopantetheinylation by Lys5p[1]


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  1. Sinha AK and Bhattacharjee JK (1971) Lysine biosynthesis in Saccharomyces. Conversion of -aminoadipate into -aminoadipic -semialdehyde. Biochem J 125(3):743-9 SGD PMID 4401608

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