IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oxaloacetase

Reaction: oxaloacetate + H2O = oxalate + acetate

Other name(s):oxalacetic hydrolase

Systematic name: oxaloacetate acetylhydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-89-9


1. Hayaishi, O., Shimazono, H., Katagiri, M. and Saito, Y. Enzymatic formation of oxalate and acetate from oxaloacetate. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78 (1956) 5126-5127.

[EC created 1961]

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