EC - Succinyl-CoA:mesaconate CoA transferase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
succinyl-CoA:mesaconate CoA transferase
Systematic name:
succinyl-CoA:mesaconate CoA transferase



The enzyme participates in the methylaspartate cycle, an anaplerotic pathway that operates in some members of the haloarchaea and forms malate from acetyl-CoA.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB


  1. Khomyakova, M., Bukmez, O., Thomas, L. K., Erb, T. J., Berg, I. A.
    A methylaspartate cycle in haloarchaea.
    Science 331 : 334-337 (2011). [PMID: 21252347]
  2. Borjian, F., Johnsen, U., Schonheit, P., Berg, I. A.
    Succinyl-CoA:Mesaconate CoA-Transferase and Mesaconyl-CoA Hydratase, Enzymes of the Methylaspartate Cycle in Haloarcula hispanica.
    Front Microbiol 8 : 1683 (2017). [PMID: 28932214]

[EC created 2020]