IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: hydroxybutyrate-dimer hydrolase

Reaction: (R)-3-((R)-3-hydroxybutanoyloxy)butanoate + H2O = 2 (R)-3-hydroxybutanoate

Other name(s): D-(–)-3-hydroxybutyrate-dimer hydrolase

Systematic name: (R)-3-((R)-3-hydroxybutanoyloxy)butanoate hydroxybutanoylhydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37278-37-8


1. Delafield, F.P., Cooksey, K.E. and Doudoroff, M. β-Hydroxybutyric dehydrogenase and dimer hydrolase of Pseudomonas lemoignei. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 4023-4028. [PMID: 4954074]

[EC created 1972]

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