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Accepted name: malate synthase
Reaction: acetyl-CoA + H2O + glyoxylate = (S)-malate + CoA
For diagram of the glyoxylate cycle, click here
Other name(s): L-malate glyoxylate-lyase (CoA-acetylating); glyoxylate transacetylase; glyoxylate transacetase; glyoxylic transacetase; malate condensing enzyme; malate synthetase; malic synthetase; malic-condensing enzyme
Systematic name: acetyl-CoA:glyoxylate C-acetyltransferase (thioester-hydrolysing, carboxymethyl-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9013-48-3
1.  Dixon, G.H., Kornberg, H.L. and Lund, P. Purification and properties of malate synthetase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 41 (1960) 217–233. [PMID: 13816984]
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