IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phenylserine aldolase

Reaction: L-threo-3-phenylserine = glycine + benzaldehyde

Other name(s): L-threo-3-phenylserine benzaldehyde-lyase

Systematic name: L-threo-3-phenylserine benzaldehyde-lyase (glycine-forming)

Comments: A pyridoxal-phosphate protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37290-60-1


1. Bruns, F.H. and Fiedler, L. Enzymatic cleavage and synthesis of L-threo-β-phenylserine and L-erythro-β-phenylserine. Nature 181 (1958) 1533-1534. [PMID: 13566053]

[EC created 1972]

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