IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-dehydro-3,6-dideoxy-6-sulfogluconate aldolase

Reaction: 2-dehydro-3,6-dideoxy-6-sulfo-D-gluconate = (2S)-3-sulfolactaldehyde + pyruvate

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Other name(s): KDSG aldolase

Systematic name: 2-dehydro-3,6-dideoxy-6-sulfo-D-gluconate-lyase (pyruvate-forming)

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Pseudomonas putida SQ1, participates in a sulfoquinovose degradation pathway.

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1. Felux, A.K., Spiteller, D., Klebensberger, J. and Schleheck, D. Entner-Doudoroff pathway for sulfoquinovose degradation in Pseudomonas putida SQ1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 112 (2015) E4298-E4305. [PMID: 26195800]

[EC created 2016]

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