Dichloromethane dehalogenase

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Dichloromethane dehalogenase
Identifiers
EC number4.5.1.3
CAS number97002-70-5
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum

Dichloromethane dehalogenase (EC 4.5.1.3) is a lyase enzyme that generates formaldehyde.[1]

dichloromethane + H2O = formaldehyde + 2 chloride

Glutathione is required for its activity.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kohler-Staub D, Leisinger T (May 1985). "Dichloromethane dehalogenase of Hyphomicrobium sp. strain DM2". Journal of Bacteriology. 162 (2): 676–81. PMC 218903. PMID 3988708.

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