IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: trans-feruloyl-CoA hydratase

Reaction: 4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl-β-hydroxypropanoyl-CoA = feruloyl-CoA + H2O

Other name(s): trans-feruloyl-CoA hydro-lyase (incorrect); 4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl-β-hydroxypropanoyl-CoA hydro-lyase (trans-feruloyl-CoA-forming)

Systematic name: 4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl-β-hydroxypropanoyl-CoA hydro-lyase (feruloyl-CoA-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 197462-62-7


1. Narbad, A. and Gasson, M.J. Metabolism of ferulic acid via vanillin using a novel CoA-dependent pathway in a newly-isolated strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens. Microbiology 144 (1998) 1397-1405. [PMID: 9611814]

2. Pometto, A.L. and Crawford, D.L. Whole-cell bioconversion of vanillin to vanillic acid by Streptomyces viridosporus. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 45 (1983) 1582-1585. [PMID: 6870241]

[EC created 2000]

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