Reaction: nonane-4,6-dione + H2O = pentan-2-one + butanoate
Other name(s): oxidized PVA hydrolase
Systematic name: nonane-4,6-dione acylhydrolase
Comments: Also acts on the product of the action of EC 18.104.22.168 secondary-alcohol oxidase, on polyvinyl alcohols; involved in the bacterial degradation of polyvinyl alcohol.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 97955-12-9
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