EC - Chorismate mutase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
chorismate mutase
Other name:
hydroxyphenylpyruvate synthase
Systematic name:
chorismate pyruvatemutase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC51167
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004106
CAS Registry Number: 9068-30-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (50) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Cotton, R.G.H. and Gibson, F.
    The biosynthesis of phenylalanine and tyrosine; enzymes converting chorismic acid into prephenic acid and their relationships to prephenate dehydratase and prephenate dehydrogenase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 100 : 76-88 (1965).
  2. Lorence, J.H. and Nester, E.W.
    Multiple molecular forms of chorismate mutase in Bacillus subtillis.
    Biochemistry 6 : 1541-1543 (1967). [PMID: 4962500]
  3. Sprössler, B. and Lingens, F.
    Chorismat-Mutase aus Claviceps. I. Eigenschaften der Chorismat-Mutase aus verschiedenen
    Claviceps-Stämmen. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 351 : 448-458 (1970). [PMID: 5443801]
  4. Woodin, T.S. and Nishioka, L.
    Evidence for three isozymes of chorismate mutase in alfalfa.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 309 : 211-223 (1973). [PMID: 4708674]

[EC created 1972]