IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: mannonate dehydratase

Reaction: D-mannonate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate + H2O

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): mannonic hydrolase; mannonate hydrolyase; altronic hydro-lyase; altronate hydrolase; D-mannonate hydrolyase; D-mannonate hydro-lyase

Systematic name: D-mannonate hydro-lyase(2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-31-1


1. Ashwell, G., Wahba, A.J. and Hickman, J. A new pathway of uronic acid metabolism. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 30 (1958) 186-187.

2. Robert-Baudouy, J.M. and Stoeber, F.R. [Purification and properties of D-mannonate hydrolyase from Escherichia coli K12]. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 309 (1973) 473-485. [PMID: 4581499]

[EC created 1961, modified 1976]

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