Reaction: 2-oxo-3-(5-oxofuran-2-ylidene)propanoate + H2O = maleylpyruvate
Other name(s): naaC (gene name)
Systematic name: 2-oxo-3-(5-oxofuran-2-ylidene)propanoate lactonohydrolase
Comments: This enzyme, characterized from the soil bacterium Bradyrhizobium sp. JS329, is involved in the pathway of 5-nitroanthranilate degradation.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Qu, Y. and Spain, J.C. Molecular and biochemical characterization of the 5-nitroanthranilic acid degradation pathway in Bradyrhizobium sp. strain JS329. J. Bacteriol. 193 (2011) 3057-3063. [PMID: 21498645]