IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5-dehydro-4-deoxyglucarate dehydratase

Reaction: 5-dehydro-4-deoxy-D-glucarate = 2,5-dioxopentanoate + H2O + CO2

Other name(s): 5-keto-4-deoxy-glucarate dehydratase; 5-keto-4-deoxy-glucarate dehydratase; deoxyketoglucarate dehydratase; D-4-deoxy-5-ketoglucarate hydro-lyase; 5-dehydro-4-deoxy-D-glucarate hydro-lyase (decarboxylating)

Systematic name: 5-dehydro-4-deoxy-D-glucarate hydro-lyase (decarboxylating; 2,5-dioxopentanoate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37290-77-0


1. Jeffcoat, R., Hassall, H. and Dagley, S. Purification and properties of D-4-deoxy-5-oxoglucarate hydro-lyase (decarboxylating). Biochem. J. 115 (1969) 977-983. [PMID: 4982840]

[EC created 1972]

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