IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-ethylmalate synthase

Reaction: butanoyl-CoA + H2O + glyoxylate = 3-ethylmalate + CoA

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Other name(s): 2-ethyl-3-hydroxybutanedioate synthase; 3-ethylmalate glyoxylate-lyase (CoA-butanoylating)

Systematic name: butanoyl-CoA:glyoxylate C-butanoyltransferase (thioester-hydrolysing, 1-carboxypropyl-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9024-01-5


1. Ramasarma, T. and Giri, K.V. Phosphoglucose isomerase of green gram (Phaseolus radiatus). Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 62 (1956) 91-96.

[EC created 1965 as EC, modified 1983, transferred 2002 to EC]

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