IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate aldolase

Reaction: 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate = pyruvate + D-arabinose

Other name(s): 2-keto-3-deoxyoctonate aldolase; KDOaldolase; 3-deoxyoctulosonic aldolase; 2-keto-3-deoxyoctonic aldolase; 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic aldolase; 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate D-arabinose-lyase

Systematic name: 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate D-arabinose-lyase (pyruvate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9026-95-3


1. Ghalambor, M.A. and Heath, E.C. The biosynthesis of cell wall lipopolysaccharide in Escherichia coli. V. Purification and properties of 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonate aldolase. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 3222-3227. [PMID: 5912115]

[EC created 1972]

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