IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-oxoadipate enol-lactonase

Reaction: 3-oxoadipate enol-lactone + H2O = 3-oxoadipate

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Other name(s): carboxymethylbutenolide lactonase; β-ketoadipic enol-lactone hydrolase; 3-ketoadipate enol-lactonase; 3-oxoadipic enol-lactone hydrolase; β-ketoadipate enol-lactone hydrolase

Systematic name: 4-carboxymethylbut-3-en-4-olide enol-lactonohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme acts on the product of EC 4-carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9031-04-3


1. Ornston, L.N. The conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate by Pseudomonas putida. II. Enzymes of the protocatechuate pathway. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 3787-3794. [PMID: 5916392]

2. Ornston, L.N. Conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate (Pseudomonas putida). Methods Enzymol. 17A (1970) 529-549.

[EC created 1961 as EC, part transferred 1972 to EC]

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