ENZYME entry: EC 4.1.1.101

Accepted Name
Malolactic enzyme.
Reaction catalysed
(S)-malate <=> (S)-lactate + CO(2)
Cofactor(s)
Mn(2+); NAD(+).
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme is involved in the malolactic fermentation of wine, which results in a natural decrease in acidity and favorable changes in wine flavors.
  • It has been purified from several lactic acid bacteria, including Leuconostoc mesenteroides, Lactobacillus plantarum, and Oenococcus oeni.
Cross-references
BRENDA4.1.1.101
EC2PDB4.1.1.101
ExplorEnz4.1.1.101
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles4.1.1.101
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature4.1.1.101
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature4.1.1.101
IntEnz4.1.1.101
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 4.1.1.101
MetaCyc4.1.1.101
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q48662, MLES_LACLA;  F9UMS6, MLES_LACPL;  A0A095AMW7, MLES_LEUME;  
Q48796, MLES_OENOE;  

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