IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2,3-dimethylmalate lyase

Reaction: (2R,3S)-2,3-dimethylmalate = propanoate + pyruvate

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Other name(s): 2,3-dimethylmalate pyruvate-lyase

Systematic name: 2,3-dimethylmalate pyruvate-lyase (propanoate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 73562-28-4


1. Pirzer, P., Lill, U. and Eggerer, H. Nicotinic acid metabolism. 2,3-Dimethylmalate lyase. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 360 (1979) 1693-1702. [PMID: 527937]

[EC created 1981]

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