Accepted name: deoxylimonate A-ring-lactonase
Reaction: deoxylimonate + H2O = deoxylimononic acid D-ring-lactone
Systematic name: deoxylimonate A-ring-lactonohydrolase
Comments: The enzyme opens the A-ring-lactone of the triterpenoid deoxylimonic acid, leaving the D-ring-lactone intact.
1.  Hasegawa, H., Bennett, R.D. and Verdon, C.P. Metabolism of limonoids via a deoxylimonoid pathway in Citrus. Phytochemistry 19 (1980) 1445–1447.
[EC created 1983]

Data © 2001–2020 IUBMB
Web site © 2005–2020 Andrew McDonald