IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: carboxy-cis,cis-muconate cyclase

Reaction: 3-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate = 3-carboxy-cis,cis-muconate

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Other name(s): 3-carboxymuconate cyclase; 3-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate lyase (decyclizing)

Systematic name: 3-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate lyase (ring-opening)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37318-55-1


1. Gross, S.R., Gafford, R.D. and Tatum, E.L. The metabolism of protocatechuic acid by Neurospora. J. Biol. Chem. 219 (1956) 781-796.

[EC created 1972]

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