Alkenylglycerophosphocholine hydrolase

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alkenylglycerophosphocholine hydrolase
EC number3.3.2.2
CAS number37288-65-6
IntEnzIntEnz view
ExPASyNiceZyme view
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum
Gene OntologyAmiGO / QuickGO

In enzymology, an alkenylglycerophosphocholine hydrolase (EC is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

1-(1-alkenyl)-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + H2O an aldehyde + sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are 1-(1-alkenyl)-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine and H2O, whereas its two products are aldehyde and sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine.

This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those acting on ether bonds (ether hydrolases). The systematic name of this enzyme class is 1-(1-alkenyl)-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine aldehydohydrolase. This enzyme is also called lysoplasmalogenase. This enzyme participates in ether lipid metabolism.


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