IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-glutamate cyclase

Reaction: D-glutamate = 5-oxo-D-proline + H2O

Other name(s): D-glutamate hydro-lyase (cyclizing)

Systematic name: D-glutamate hydro-lyase (cyclizing; 5-oxo-D-proline-forming)

Comments: Also acts on various derivatives of D-glutamate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37290-80-5


1. Meister, A., Bukenberger, M.W. and Strassburger, M. The optically-specific enzymatic cyclization of D-glutamate. Biochem. Z. 338 (1963) 217-229. [PMID: 14087295]

[EC created 1972]

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