Reaction: (2S)-2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanedioate = acetate + pyruvate
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Glossary: (+)-citramalate = (2S)-2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanedioate
Other name(s): citramalate pyruvate-lyase; citramalate synthase; citramalic-condensing enzyme; citramalate synthetase; citramalic synthase; (S)-citramalate lyase; (+)-citramalate pyruvate-lyase; citramalate pyruvate lyase; (3S)-citramalate pyruvate-lyase; (2S)-2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanedioate pyruvate-lyase
Systematic name: (2S)-2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanedioate pyruvate-lyase (acetate-forming)
Comments: The enzyme can be dissociated into components, two of which are identical with EC 126.96.36.199 (citramalate CoA-transferase) and EC 188.8.131.52 (citramalyl-CoA lyase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-93-4
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