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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: 2-haloacid dehalogenase (configuration-retaining)

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: 2-haloalkanoic acid dehalogenase, 2-haloalkanoid acid halidohydrolase, DL-2-haloacid dehalogenase, DL-DEXr

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -5.2382355Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Dehalogenates both (S)- and (R)-2-haloalkanoic acids to the corresponding (S)- and (R)-hydroxyalkanoic acids, respectively, with retention of configuration at C-2. [See also EC (S)-2-haloacid dehalogenase, EC (R)-2-haloacid dehalogenase and EC 2-haloacid dehalogenase (configuration-inverting)] [Weightman82].

Unification Links: KEGG:R07310

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

Weightman82: Weightman AJ, Weightman AL, Slater JH (1982). "Stereospecificity of 2-monochloropropionate dehalogenation by the two dehalogenases of Pseudomonas putida PP3: evidence for two different dehalogenation mechanisms." J Gen Microbiol 128(8);1755-62. PMID: 7142958

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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