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Entry
EC 4.2.1.34                 Enzyme                                 

Name
(S)-2-methylmalate dehydratase;
mesaconate hydratase;
(+)-citramalate hydro-lyase;
L-citramalate hydrolase;
citramalate dehydratase;
(+)-citramalic hydro-lyase;
mesaconate mesaconase;
mesaconase;
(S)-2-methylmalate hydro-lyase
Class
Lyases;
Carbon-oxygen lyases;
Hydro-lyases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
(S)-2-methylmalate hydro-lyase (2-methylfumarate-forming)
Reaction(IUBMB)
(S)-2-methylmalate = 2-methylfumarate + H2O [RN:R03693]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(S)-2-methylmalate [CPD:C02614]
Product
2-methylfumarate [CPD:C01732];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Comment
Also hydrates fumarate to (S)-malate.
History
EC 4.2.1.34 created 1972
Pathway
C5-Branched dibasic acid metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Reference
1  [PMID:5903732]
  Authors
Blair AH, Barker HA.
  Title
Assay and purification of (+)-citramalate hydro-lyase components from Clostridium tetanomorphum.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 400-8.
Reference
2  [PMID:5769987]
  Authors
Wang CC, Barker HA.
  Title
Purification and properties of L-citramalate hydrolyase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 2516-26.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
9027-94-5

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