EC - Haloalkane dehalogenase

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Accepted name:
haloalkane dehalogenase
Other names:
1-chlorohexane halidohydrolase
1-haloalkane dehalogenase
Systematic name:
1-haloalkane halidohydrolase



Acts on a wide range of 1-haloalkanes, haloalcohols, haloalkenes and some haloaromatic compounds.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018786
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (33) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Keuning, S., Janssen, D.B. and Witholt, B.
    Purification and characterization of hydrolytic haloalkane dehalogenase from Xanthobacter autotrophicus GJ10.
    J. Bacteriol. 163 : 635-639 (1985). [PMID: 4019411]
  2. Scholtz, R., Leisinger, T., Suter, F. and Cook, A.M.
    Characterization of 1-chlorohexane halidohydrolase, a dehalogenase of wide substrate range from an Arthrobacter sp.
    J. Bacteriol. 169 : 5016-5021 (1987). [PMID: 3667524]
  3. Yokota, T., Omori, T. and Kodama, T.
    Purification and properties of haloalkane dehalogenase from Corynebacterium sp. strain m15-3.
    J. Bacteriol. 169 : 4049-4054 (1987). [PMID: 3624201]

[EC created 1989]