IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 4.1.1.68

Accepted name: 5-oxopent-3-ene-1,2,5-tricarboxylate decarboxylase

Reaction: 5-oxopent-3-ene-1,2,5-tricarboxylate = 2-oxohept-3-enedioate + CO2

Other name(s): 5-carboxymethyl-2-oxo-hex-3-ene-1,6-dioate decarboxylase; 5-oxopent-3-ene-1,2,5-tricarboxylate carboxy-lyase

Systematic name: 5-oxopent-3-ene-1,2,5-tricarboxylate carboxy-lyase (2-oxohept-3-enedioate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 148619-60-7 (151404-80-7 and 173015-33-3)

References:

1. Garrido-Pertierra, A. and Cooper, R.A. Identification and purification of distinct isomerase and decarboxylase enzymes involved in the 4-hydroxyphenylacetate catabolic pathway of Escherichia coli. Eur. J. Biochem. 117 (1981) 581-584. [PMID: 7026235]

[EC 4.1.1.68 created 1984]


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