IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-dehydro-3-deoxyglucarate aldolase

Reaction: 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-glucarate = pyruvate + 2-hydroxy-3-oxopropanoate

Glossary: 2-hydroxy-3-oxopropanoate = tartronate semialdehyde

Other name(s): 2-keto-3-deoxyglucarate aldolase; α-keto-β-deoxy-D-glucarate aldolase; 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-glucarate tartronate-semialdehyde-lyase; 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-glucarate tartronate-semialdehyde-lyase (pyruvate-forming)

Systematic name: 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-glucarate 2-hydroxy-3-oxopropanoate-lyase (pyruvate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37290-56-5


1. Fish, D.C. and Blumenthal, H.J. 2-Keto-3-deoxy-D-glucarate aldolase. Methods Enzymol. 9 (1966) 529-534.

[EC created 1961 as EC, transferred 1972 to EC]

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