enzymology, a 2-methylcitrate dehydratase (EC number|22.214.171.124) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:(2S,3S)-2-hydroxybutane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate (Z)-but-2-ene-1,2,3-tricarboxylate + H2O
This enzyme belongs to the family of
lyases, specifically the hydro-lyases, which cleave carbon-oxygen bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is (2S,3S)-2-hydroxybutane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate hydro-lyase [(Z)-but-2-ene-1,2,3-tricarboxylate-forming] . Other names in common use include 2-methylcitrate hydro-lyase, PrpD, and 2-hydroxybutane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate hydro-lyase. This enzyme participates in propanoate metabolism.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|80891-26-5."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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