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Entry
EC 3.7.1.6                  Enzyme                                 

Name
acetylpyruvate hydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-carbon bonds;
In ketonic substances
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
2,4-dioxopentanoate acetylhydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
acetylpyruvate + H2O = acetate + pyruvate [RN:R00324]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
acetylpyruvate [CPD:C02132];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
acetate [CPD:C00033];
pyruvate [CPD:C00022]
Comment
Highly specific; does not act on pyruvate, oxaloacetate, maleylpyruvate, fumarylpyruvate or acetylacetone.
History
EC 3.7.1.6 created 1984
Reference
1  [PMID:236305]
  Authors
Davey JF, Ribbons DW.
  Title
Metabolism of resorcinylic compounds by bacteria. Purification and properties of acetylpyruvate hydrolase from Pseudomonas putida 01.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 250 (1975) 3826-30.
  Organism
Pseudomonas putida
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CAS: 
56214-30-3
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