IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dimethylmaleate hydratase

Reaction: (2R,3S)-2,3-dimethylmalate = dimethylmaleate + H2O

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Other name(s): (2R,3S)-2,3-dimethylmalate hydro-lyase

Systematic name: (2R,3S)-2,3-dimethylmalate hydro-lyase (dimethylmaleate-forming)

Comments: Requires Fe2+. Inhibited by oxygen.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 93229-56-2


1. Kollmann-Koch, A. and Eggerer, H. Nicotinic acid metabolism. Dimethylmaleate hydratase. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 365 (1984) 847-857. [PMID: 6489933]

[EC created 1989]

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