Reaction: D-altronate = 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate + H2O
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Other name(s): D-altronate hydro-lyase
Systematic name: D-altronate hydro-lyase(2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62213-26-7
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