IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: hydroxypyruvate isomerase

Reaction: hydroxypyruvate = 2-hydroxy-3-oxopropanoate

Glossary: 2-hydroxy-3-oxopropanoate = tartronate semialdehyde

Other Name(s): hydroxypyruvate ketol-isomerase

Systematic name: hydroxypyruvate aldose-ketose-isomerase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 74812-48-9


1. De Windt, F.E. and van der Drift, D. Purification and some properties of hydroxypyruvate isomerase of Bacillus fastidiosus. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 613 (1980) 556-562. [PMID: 7448201]

[EC created 1983]

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