EC - 3-oxoadipate enol-lactonase

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Accepted name:
3-oxoadipate enol-lactonase
Other names:
3-ketoadipate enol-lactonase
3-oxoadipic enol-lactone hydrolase
β-ketoadipate enol-lactone hydrolase
β-ketoadipic enol-lactone hydrolase
carboxymethylbutenolide lactonase
Systematic name:
4-carboxymethylbut-3-en-4-olide enol-lactonohydrolase



The enzyme acts on the product of EC 4-carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047570
CAS Registry Number: 9031-04-3


  1. Ornston, L.N.
    The conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate by Pseudomonas putida. II. Enzymes of the protocatechuate pathway.
    J. Biol. Chem. 241 : 3787-3794 (1966). [PMID: 5916392]
  2. Ornston, L.N.
    Conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate (Pseudomonas putida).
    Methods Enzymol. 17A : 529-549 (1970).

[EC created 1961 as EC, part transferred 1972 to EC]