IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oxalomalate lyase

Reaction: 3-oxalomalate = oxaloacetate + glyoxylate

Other name(s): 3-oxalomalate glyoxylate-lyase

Systematic name: 3-oxalomalate glyoxylate-lyase (oxaloacetate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37290-63-4


1. Sekizawa, Y., Maragoudakis, M.E., King, T.E. and Cheldelin, V.H. Glutamate biosynthesis in an organism lacking a Krebs tricarboxylic acid cycle. V. Isolation of α-hydroxy-γ-ketoglutarate (HKG) in Acetobacter suboxydans. Biochemistry 5 (1966) 2392-2398. [PMID: 6005666]

[EC created 1972]

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