3959 KPHMT-likeThalassiosira pseudonana
GO:0003864 GO:0015940 -
3-methyl-2-oxobutanoate hydroxymethyltransferase activity
Catalysis of the reaction: 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate + 3-methyl-2-oxobutanoate = tetrahydrofolate + 2-dehydropantoate.
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.