IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 4-methyloxaloacetate esterase

Reaction: oxaloacetate 4-methyl ester + H2O = oxaloacetate + methanol

Systematic name: oxaloacetate-4-methyl-ester oxaloacetohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 74812-46-7


1. Donnelly, M.I. and Dagley, S. Production of methanol from aromatic acids by Pseudomonas putida. J. Bacteriol. 142 (1980) 916-924. [PMID: 7380811]

[EC created 1983]

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