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Accepted name: altronate dehydratase
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
1.  Smiley, J.D. and Ashwell, G. Uronic acid metabolism in bacteria. III. Purification and properties of D-altronic acid and D-mannonic acid dehydrases in Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 1571–1575. [PMID: 13831814]
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