EC - 4-carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
4-carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase
Other names:
4-carboxymonolactone carboxy-lyase
γ-4-carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase
4-carboxymuconolactone carboxy-lyase
2-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate carboxy-lyase (4,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate-forming)
Systematic name:
(R)-2-carboxy-2,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate carboxy-lyase (4,5-dihydro-5-oxofuran-2-acetate-forming)


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047575
CAS Registry Number: 37289-46-6


  1. Ornston, L.N.
    The conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate by Pseudomonas putida. 3. Enzymes of the catechol pathway.
    J. Biol. Chem. 241: 3795-3799 (1966). [PMID: 5330966]
  2. Ornston, L.N.
    Conversion of catechol and protocatechuate to β-ketoadipate (Pseudomonas putida).
    Methods Enzymol. 17A: 529-549 (1970).

[EC created 1972]