Reaction: D-gluconate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate + H2O
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Other name(s): D-gluconate dehydratase; D-gluconate hydro-lyase
Systematic name: D-gluconate hydro-lyase (2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate-forming)
Comments: The enzyme shows no activity with D-galactonate . cf. EC 188.8.131.52, gluconate/galactonate dehydratase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37290-75-8
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