IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 1-pyrroline-4-hydroxy-2-carboxylate deaminase

Reaction: 1-pyrroline-4-hydroxy-2-carboxylate + H2O = 2,5-dioxopentanoate + NH3

Other name(s): HPC deaminase; 1-pyrroline-4-hydroxy-2-carboxylate aminohydrolase (decyclizing)

Systematic name: 1-pyrroline-4-hydroxy-2-carboxylate aminohydrolase (ring-opening)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9054-77-7


1. Singh, R.M.M. and Adams, E. Enzymatic deamination of δ1-pyrroline-4-hydroxy-2-carboxylate to 2,5-dioxovalerate (α-ketoglutaric semialdehyde). J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 4344-4351.

2. Singh, R.M.M. and Adams, E. Isolation and identification of 2,5-dioxovalerate, an intermediate in the bacterial oxidation of hydroxyproline. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 4352-4356.

[EC created 1976]

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