IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-arabinonate dehydratase

Reaction: L-arabinonate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-L-arabinonate + H2O

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): L-arabonate dehydrase; L-arabonate dehydratase; L-arabinonate hydro-lyase

Systematic name: L-arabinonate hydro-lyase (2-dehydro-3-deoxy-L-arabinonate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9024-30-0


1. Weimberg, R. L-2-Keto-4,5-dihydroxyvaleric acid: an intermediate in the oxidation of L-arabinose by Pseudomonase saccharophila. J. Biol. Chem. 234 (1959) 727-732. [PMID: 13654251]

[EC created 1965]

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