ENZYME entry: EC 4.2.1.42

Accepted Name
Galactarate dehydratase.
Alternative Name(s)
D-galactarate hydro-lyase.
Reaction catalysed
Galactarate <=> (2R,3S)-2,3-dihydroxy-5-oxohexanedioate + H(2)O
Comment(s)
  • The enzyme from the bacterium Escherichia coli is specific for galactarate, while the enzyme from Salmonella typhimurium also has activity with L-talarate (cf. EC 4.2.1.156).
  • Cf. EC 4.2.1.158.
Cross-references
BRENDA4.2.1.42
EC2PDB4.2.1.42
ExplorEnz4.2.1.42
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles4.2.1.42
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature4.2.1.42
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature4.2.1.42
IntEnz4.2.1.42
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 4.2.1.42
MetaCyc4.2.1.42
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
P42240, GARD_BACSU;  P39829, GARD_ECOLI;  Q8ZL58, TAGAD_SALTY;  

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