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Entry
EC 3.3.2.4                  Enzyme                                 

Name
trans-epoxysuccinate hydrolase;
trans-epoxysuccinate hydratase;
tartrate epoxydase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ether bonds;
Ether hydrolases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
trans-2,3-epoxysuccinate hydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
trans-2,3-epoxysuccinate + H2O = meso-tartrate [RN:R02547]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
trans-2,3-epoxysuccinate [CPD:C03548];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
meso-tartrate [CPD:C00552]
Comment
Acts on both optical isomers of the substrate.
History
EC 3.3.2.4 created 1984
Pathway
ec00630  Glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:5782001]
  Authors
Allen RH, Jakoby WB.
  Title
Tartaric acid metabolism. IX. Synthesis with tartrate epoxidase.
  Journal
J Biol Chem 244:2078-84 (1969)
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 3.3.2.4
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 3.3.2.4
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 3.3.2.4
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 3.3.2.4
CAS: 37290-73-6

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