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Accepted name: hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA lyase
Reaction: (S)-3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA = acetyl-CoA + acetoacetate
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Other name(s): hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A-cleaving enzyme; hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A lyase; 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A lyase; 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl CoA cleaving enzyme; 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA lyase; (S)-3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA acetoacetate-lyase
Systematic name: (S)-3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA acetoacetate-lyase (acetyl-CoA-forming)
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-83-5
1.  Bachhawat, B.K., Robinson, W.G. and Coon, M.J. The enzymatic cleavage of β-hydroxy-β-methylglutaryl coenzyme A to acetoacetate and acetyl coenzyme A. J. Biol. Chem. 216 (1955) 727–736. [PMID: 13271348]
[EC created 1961]

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