IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: haloacetate dehalogenase

Reaction: haloacetate + H2O = glycolate + halide

Other name(s): monohaloacetate dehalogenase

Systematic name: haloacetate halidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 37289-40-0


1. Goldman, P. The enzymatic cleavage of the carbon-fluorine bond in fluoroacetate.J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 3434-3438.

2. Goldman, P. and Milne, G.W.A. Carbon-fluorine bond cleavage. II. Studies on the mechanism of the defluorination of fluoroacetate. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 5557-5559. [PMID: 5928195]

[EC created 1972]

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