IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyclohexane-1,3-dione hydrolase

Reaction: cyclohexane-1,3-dione + H2O = 5-oxohexanoate

Other name(s): 1,3-cyclohexanedione hydrolase; cyclohexane-1,3-dione acylhydrolase (decyclizing)

Systematic name: cyclohexane-1,3-dione acylhydrolase (ring-opening)

Comments: Highly specific; does not act on other dione derivatives of cyclohexane, cyclopentane or cycloheptane.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 123516-46-1


1. Dangel, W., Tschech, A. and Fuchs, G. Enzyme reactions involved in anaerobic cyclohexanol metabolism by a denitrifying Pseudomonas species. Arch. Microbiol. 152 (1989) 273-279.

[EC created 1992]

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