IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 3.3.2.2

Accepted name: alkenylglycerophosphocholine hydrolase

Reaction: 1-(1-alkenyl)-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + H2O = an aldehyde + sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine

Other name(s): lysoplasmalogenase

Systematic name: 1-(1-alkenyl)-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine aldehydohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37288-65-6

References:

1. Arthur, G., Page, L., Mock, T. and Choy, P.C. The catabolism of plasmenylcholine in the guinea pig heart. Biochem. J. 236 (1986) 475-480. [PMID: 3753461]

2. Ellingson, J.S. and Lands, W.E.M. Phospholipid reactivation of plasmalogen metabolism. Lipids 3 (1968) 111-120.

3. Warner, H.R. and Lands, W.E.M. The metabolism of plasmalogen: enzymatic hydrolysis of the vinyl ether. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 2404-2409.

[EC 3.3.2.2 created 1972, modified 1976]


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