EC - Gluconate dehydratase

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Accepted name:
gluconate dehydratase
Other names:
D-gluconate dehydratase
D-gluconate hydro-lyase
Systematic name:
D-gluconate hydro-lyase (2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate-forming)



The enzyme shows no activity with D-galactonate [2]. cf. EC, gluconate/galactonate dehydratase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047929
CAS Registry Number: 37290-75-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (10) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Andreesen, J.R. and Gottschalk, G.
    The occurrence of a modified Entner-Doudoroff pathway in Clostridium aceticum.
    Arch. Mikrobiol. 69: 160-170 (1969). [PMID: 5383859]
  2. Bender, R., Gottschalk, G.
    Purification and properties of D-gluconate dehydratase from Clostridium pasteurianum.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 40: 309-321 (1973). [PMID: 4772682]

[EC created 1972]