36774 PanCThalassiosira pseudonana
GO:0004592 GO:0015940 -
pantoate-beta-alanine ligase activity
Catalysis of the reaction: ATP + (R)-pantoate + beta-alanine = AMP + diphosphate + (R)-pantothenate.
pantothenate biosynthetic process
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of pantothenate, the anion of pantothenic acid. It is a B complex vitamin that is a constituent of coenzyme A and is distributed ubiquitously in foods.