Reaction: ATP + formate + dihydrofolate = ADP + phosphate + 10-formyldihydrofolate
Other name(s): formyltransferase, dihydrofolate; dihydrofolate formyltransferase; formyl dihydrofolate synthase
Systematic name: formate:dihydrofolate ligase (ADP-forming)
Comments: Not identical with EC 188.8.131.52 (formatetetrahydrofolate ligase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 123303-25-3
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