IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 4.1.1.44

Accepted name: 4-carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase

Reaction: (R)-2-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate = 4,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate + CO2

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Glossary: 4-carboxymuconolactone = 2-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate

Other name(s): γ-4-carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase; 4-carboxymuconolactone carboxy-lyase; 2-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate carboxy-lyase (4,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate-forming)

Systematic name: (R)-2-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate carboxy-lyase (4,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37289-46-6

References:

1. Ornston, L.N. The conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate by Pseudomonas putida. 3. Enzymes of the catechol pathway. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 3795-3799. [PMID: 5330966]

2. Ornston, L.N. Conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate (Pseudomonas putida). Methods Enzymol. 17A (1970) 529-549.

[EC 4.1.1.44 created 1972]


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