IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 6-deoxy-6-sulfogluconolactonase

Reaction: 6-deoxy-6-sulfo-D-glucono-1,5-lactone + H2O = 6-deoxy-6-sulfo-D-gluconate

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Other name(s): SGL lactonase

Systematic name: 6-deoxy-6-sulfo-D-glucono-1,5-lactone lactonohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Pseudomonas putida SQ1, participates in a sulfoquinovose degradation pathway.

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1. Felux, A.K., Spiteller, D., Klebensberger, J. and Schleheck, D. Entner-Doudoroff pathway for sulfoquinovose degradation in Pseudomonas putida SQ1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112 (2015) E4298-E4305. [PMID: 26195800]

[EC created 2016]

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