EC - Propioin synthase

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Accepted name:
propioin synthase
Other names:
4-hydroxy-3-hexanone aldolase
4-hydroxy-3-hexanone propanal-lyase
Systematic name:
4-hydroxy-3-hexanone propanal-lyase (propanal-forming)


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050217
CAS Registry Number: 114189-86-5


  1. Morimoto, S., Azuma, K., Oshima, T. and Sakamoto, M.
    Purification and properties of a new enzyme, propioin synthase in bakers' yeast which forms propioin from propionaldehyde.
    J. Ferment. Technol. 66 : 7-12 (1988).

[EC created 1990]