IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5-dehydro-2-deoxyphosphogluconate aldolase

Reaction: 5-dehydro-2-deoxy-D-gluconate 6-phosphate = glycerone phosphate + malonate semialdehyde

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): phospho-5-keto-2-deoxygluconate aldolase; 5-dehydro-2-deoxy-D-gluconate-6-phosphate malonate-semialdehyde-lyase

Systematic name: 5-dehydro-2-deoxy-D-gluconate-6-phosphate malonate-semialdehyde-lyase (glycerone-phosphate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62213-25-6


1. Anderson, W.A. and Magasanik, B. The pathway of myo-inositol degradation in Aerobacter aerogenes. Conversion of 2-deoxy-5-keto-D-gluconic acid to glycolytic intermediates. J. Biol. Chem. 246 (1971) 5662-5675. [PMID: 4328832]

[EC created 1976]

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