IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-2-amino-4-chloropent-4-enoate dehydrochlorinase

Reaction: L-2-amino-4-chloropent-4-enoate + H2O = 2-oxopent-4-enoate + chloride + NH3

Other name(s): L-2-amino-4-chloro-4-pentenoate dehalogenase; L-2-amino-4-chloropent-4-enoate chloride-lyase (deaminating)

Systematic name: L-2-amino-4-chloropent-4-enoate chloride-lyase (adding water; deaminating; 2-oxopent-4-enoate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 113066-37-8


1. Moriguchi, M., Hoshino, S. and Hatanaka, S.-I. Dehalogenation and deamination of l-2-amino-4-chloro-4-pentenoic acid by Proteus mirabilis. Agric. Biol. Chem. 51 (1987) 3295.

[EC created 1990]

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