Reaction: (1) (2Z,4E)-2-hydroxy-6-oxonona-2,4-diene-1,9-dioate + H2O = (2Z)-2-hydroxypenta-2,4-dienoate + succinate
(2) (2Z,4E,7E)-2-hydroxy-6-oxonona-2,4,7-triene-1,9-dioate + H2O = (2Z)-2-hydroxypenta-2,4-dienoate + fumarate
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Other name(s): mhpC (gene name)
Systematic name: (2Z,4E)-2-hydroxy-6-oxona-2,4-dienedioate succinylhydrolase
Comments: This enzyme catalyses a step in a pathway of phenylpropanoid compounds degradation. The first step of the enzyme mechanism involves a reversible keto-enol tautomerization .
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