Reaction: 4-hydroxy-2-oxoglutarate = pyruvate + glyoxylate
Other name(s): 2-oxo-4-hydroxyglutarate aldolase; hydroxyketoglutaric aldolase; 4-hydroxy-2-ketoglutaric aldolase; 2-keto-4-hydroxyglutaric aldolase; 4-hydroxy-2-ketoglutarate aldolase; 2-keto-4-hydroxyglutarate aldolase; 2-oxo-4-hydroxyglutaric aldolase; DL-4-hydroxy-2-ketoglutarate aldolase; hydroxyketoglutarate aldolase; 2-keto-4-hydroxybutyrate aldolase; 4-hydroxy-2-oxoglutarate glyoxylate-lyase; KHGA
Systematic name: 4-hydroxy-2-oxoglutarate glyoxylate-lyase (pyruvate-forming)
Comments: The enzymes from rat liver and bovine liver act on both enantiomers of 4-hydroxy-2-oxoglutarate. cf. EC 188.8.131.52, L-4-hydroxy-2-oxoglutarate aldolase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-81-3
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