IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: carboxymethylenebutenolidase

Reaction: 4-carboxymethylenebut-2-en-4-olide + H2O = 4-oxohex-2-enedioate

Other name(s): maleylacetate enol-lactonase; dienelactone hydrolase; carboxymethylene butenolide hydrolase

Systematic name: 4-carboxymethylenebut-2-en-4-olide lactonohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 76689-22-0


1. Schmidt, E. and Knackmuss, H.-J. Chemical structure and biodegradability of halogenated aromatic compounds. Conversion of chlorinated muconic acids into maleoylacetic acid. Biochem. J. 192 (1980) 339-347. [PMID: 7305906]

[EC created 1983]

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