IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: carboxymethyloxysuccinate lyase

Reaction: carboxymethyloxysuccinate = fumarate + glycolate

Other name(s): carbon-oxygen lyase; carboxymethyloxysuccinate glycolate-lyase

Systematic name: carboxymethyloxysuccinate glycolate-lyase (fumarate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 53167-89-8


1. Peterson, D. and Llaneza, J. Identification of a carbon-oxygen lyase activity cleaving the ether linkage in carboxymethyloxysuccinic acid. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 162 (1974) 135-146. [PMID: 4831330]

[EC created 1976]

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