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HMDB Protein ID HMDBP13238
Secondary Accession Numbers None
Name (5-formylfuran-3-yl)methyl phosphate synthase
  1. 4-(hydroxymethyl)-2-furancarboxaldehyde-phosphate synthase
  2. 4-HFC-P synthase
Gene Name MFNB
Protein Type Unknown
Biological Properties
General Function Not Available
Specific Function Catalyzes the formation of 4-(hydroxymethyl)-2-furancarboxaldehyde phosphate (4-HFC-P) from two molecules of glyceraldehyde-3-P (GA-3-P).
  • Biosynthesis of cofactors
  • Methane metabolism
  • methanofuran biosynthesis
Reactions Not Available
GO Classification
Biological Process
methanofuran biosynthetic process
Molecular Function
carbon-carbon lyase activity
Cellular Location Not Available
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location Not Available
Locus Not Available
SNPs Not Available
Gene Sequence Not Available
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 237
Molecular Weight 25249.47
Theoretical pI 4.975
Pfam Domain Function
Signals Not Available
Transmembrane Regions Not Available
Protein Sequence Not Available
GenBank ID Protein Not Available
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID A5UNQ5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name MFNB_METS3
PDB IDs Not Available
GenBank Gene ID Not Available
GeneCard ID Not Available
GenAtlas ID Not Available
HGNC ID Not Available
General References
  1. Samuel BS, Hansen EE, Manchester JK, Coutinho PM, Henrissat B, Fulton R, Latreille P, Kim K, Wilson RK, Gordon JI: Genomic and metabolic adaptations of Methanobrevibacter smithii to the human gut. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Jun 19;104(25):10643-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0704189104. Epub 2007 Jun 11. [PubMed:17563350 ]