2-hydroxychromene-2-carboxylate isomerasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> Catalyses the conversion of 2-hydroxychromene-2-carboxylate to cis-o-hydroxybenzylidenepyruvate--a step in the bacterial degradation of naphthalene to salicylate

Registry number: EC 5.3.99.-

Synonyms: o-hydroxychromene-2-carboxylate isomerase, hcca isomerase

(26 Jun 1999)