IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: lactate aldolase

Reaction: (S)-lactate = formate + acetaldehyde

Other name(s): lactate synthase; (S)-lactate acetaldehyde-lyase

Systematic name: (S)-lactate acetaldehyde-lyase (formate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 110777-33-8


1. Gulyi, M.F. and Silonova, N.V. [Various metabolic reactions of formate in animal tissues.] Ukr. Biokhim. Zh. 59 (1987) 29-35. [PMID: 3629727] (in Russian)

[EC created 1990]

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