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aroA 3 Phosphoshikimate 1 Carboxyvinyltransferase

An enzyme of the shikimate pathway of Aromatic Amino Acid biosynthesis, it generates 5-enolpyruvylshikimate 3-phosphate and ORTHOPHOSPHATE from PHOSPHOENOLPYRUVATE and shikimate-3-phosphate. The shikimate pathway is present in Bacteria and Plants but not in Mammals.