IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oligogalacturonide lyase

Reaction: 4-(4-deoxy-α-D-galact-4-enuronosyl)-D-galacturonate = 2 5-dehydro-4-deoxy-D-glucuronate

Other name(s): oligogalacturonate lyase; unsaturated oligogalacturonate transeliminase; OGTE

Systematic name: oligogalacturonide lyase

Comments: Also catalyses eliminative removal of unsaturated terminal residues from oligosaccharides of D-galacturonate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9031-33-8


1. Moran, F., Nasuno, S. and Starr, M.P. Oligogalacturonide trans-eliminase of Erwinia carotovora. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 125 (1968) 734-741. [PMID: 5671040]

[EC created 1972, modified 2010]

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