EC 220.127.116.11 - L(+)-tartrate dehydratase
IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
tartaric acid dehydrase
- (R,R)-tartrate = oxaloacetate + H2O
The enzyme exists in an inactive low-molecular-mass form, which is converted into active enzyme in the presence of Fe2+ and thiol. Cf. EC 18.104.22.168 D(-)-tartrate dehydratase.
Links to other databases
Tartaric acid metabolism. I. Subunits of L(+)-tartaric acid dehydrase.J. Biol. Chem. 240 : 2772-2777 (1965). [PMID: 14342293]
[EC 22.214.171.124 created 1972, modified 1986]