EC - β-diketone hydrolase

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Accepted name:
β-diketone hydrolase
Other name:
oxidized PVA hydrolase
Systematic name:
nonane-4,6-dione acylhydrolase



Also acts on the product of the action of EC secondary-alcohol oxidase, on polyvinyl alcohols; involved in the bacterial degradation of polyvinyl alcohol.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047699


  1. Sakai, K., Hamada, N. and Watanabe, Y.
    Separation of secondary alcohol oxidase and oxidized poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrolase by hydrophobic and dye-ligand chromatographies.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 47: 153-155 (1983).
  2. Sakai, K., Hamada, N. and Watanabe, Y.
    A new enzyme, β-diketone hydrolase: a component of a poly(vinyl alcohol)-degrading enzyme preparation.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 49: 1901-1902 (1985).

[EC created 1989]