Asparagine degradation (WP432)

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

ter Schure, E.G. et al suggest that in yeast, degradation of nitrogen sources yields either ammonia or glutamate. SOURCE: SGD pathways,


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Saccharomyces cerevisiae



Pathway Ontology

asparagine metabolic pathway


Label Type Compact URI Comment
L-asparagine Metabolite cas:70-47-3
L-glutamate Metabolite cas:56-86-0
AAT1 GeneProduct sgd:S000001589
AAT2 GeneProduct sgd:S000004017
ASP1 GeneProduct sgd:S000002729
ASP3-1 GeneProduct sgd:S000004145
ASP3-2 GeneProduct sgd:S000004147
ASP3-3 GeneProduct sgd:S000004148
ASP3-4 GeneProduct sgd:S000004150


  1. The role of ammonia metabolism in nitrogen catabolite repression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. ter Schure EG, van Riel NA, Verrips CT. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2000 Jan;24(1):67–83. PubMed Europe PMC Scholia