Dichloromethane dehalogenase

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Dichloromethane dehalogenase
Identifiers
EC number 4.5.1.3
CAS number 97002-70-5
Databases
IntEnz IntEnz view
BRENDA BRENDA entry
ExPASy NiceZyme view
KEGG KEGG entry
MetaCyc metabolic pathway
PRIAM profile
PDB structures RCSB 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. (1985). "Dichloromethane dehalogenase of Hyphomicrobium sp. strain DM2". J. Bacteriol. 162: 676–681. PMC 218903Freely accessible. PMID 3988708. 

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