PG is hydrolyzed to 1-acyl LPG by PLA2G4B (IM)

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Reaction [transition]
Homo sapiens
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At the inner mitochondrial membrane (IM), phosphatidylglycerol (PG) is hydrolyzed, and has one of its acyl chains cleaved off, by phospholipase A2 beta (PLA2G4B) to form 1-acyl lysophosphatidylglycerol (LPG) (Ghomashchi et al. 2010, Singer et al. 2002).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
20705608 Interfacial kinetic and binding properties of mammalian group IVB phospholipase A2 (cPLA2beta) and comparison with the other cPLA2 isoforms

Lehr, M, Gelb, MH, Aloulou, A, Naika, GS, Bollinger, JG, Ghomashchi, F, Leslie, CC

J Biol Chem 2010
12359733 Interfacial kinetic and binding properties of the complete set of human and mouse groups I, II, V, X, and XII secreted phospholipases A2

Gelb, MH, Le Calvez, C, Ghomashchi, F, Rouault, M, Singer, AG, Sadilek, M, Bollinger, J, Bezzine, S, Lambeau, G, Lazdunski, M, Nguyen, E

J Biol Chem 2002
Catalyst Activity

phospholipase A2 activity of PLA2G [mitochondrial inner membrane]

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