Reaction: (R)-2-methylmalate = 2-methylmaleate + H2O
Other name(s): citraconate hydratase; citraconase; citramalate hydro-lyase; ()-citramalate hydro-lyase; (R)-2-methylmalate hydro-lyase
Systematic name: (R)-2-methylmalate hydro-lyase (2-methylmaleate-forming)
Comments: Requires Fe2+.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-92-3
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