IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: formyl-CoA hydrolase

Reaction: formyl-CoA + H2O = CoA + formate

Other name(s): formyl coenzyme A hydrolase

Systematic name: formyl-CoA hydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-91-6


1. Sly, W.S. and Stadtman, E.R. Formate metabolism. I. Formyl coenzyme A, an intermediate in the formate-dependent decomposition of acetyl phosphate in Clostridium kluyveri. J. Biol. Chem. 238 (1963) 2632-2638.

[EC created 1965]

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