Reaction: phenylglyoxylyl-CoA + H2O = phenylglyoxylate + CoA
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Systematic name: phenylglyoxylyl-CoA hydrolase
Comments: This is the second step in the conversion of phenylacetyl-CoA to phenylglyoxylate, the first step being carried out by EC 126.96.36.199, phenylacetyl-CoA dehydrogenase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 57219-72-4
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