Enzyme Details

 EC Classification 2.2.1.6
 Enzyme name
(recommended)
acetolactate synthase
 Alternative names pyruvate:pyruvate acetaldehydetransferase (decarboxylating)
alpha-acetohydroxy acid synthetase
alpha-acetohydroxyacid synthase
alpha-acetolactate synthase
alpha-acetolactate synthetase
acetohydroxy acid synthetase
acetohydroxyacid synthase
acetolactate pyruvate-lyase (carboxylating)
acetolactic synthetase
 Classification
Transferases
Transferring aldehyde or ketone residues
Transketolases and Transaldolases
 Catalyses reactions
CO2 + (S)-2-Acetolactate <-> 2 Pyruvate
Thiamine diphosphate + 2-Acetolactate <-> Pyruvate + 2-(alpha-Hydroxyethyl)thiamine diphosphate
Thiamine diphosphate + (S)-2-Acetolactate <-> Pyruvate + 2-(alpha-Hydroxyethyl)thiamine diphosphate
2-(alpha-Hydroxyethyl)thiamine diphosphate + 2-Oxobutyrate <-> Thiamine diphosphate + (S)-2-Aceto-2-hydroxybutanoate
CO2 + 2-Acetolactate <-> 2 Pyruvate
CO2 + 2-(alpha-Hydroxyethyl)thiamine diphosphate <-> Pyruvate + Thiamine diphosphate
Pyruvate + Benzaldehyde <-> CO2 + R-Phenylacetylcarbinol
Pyruvate + 2-Oxobutyrate <-> CO2 + (S)-2-Aceto-2-hydroxybutanoate
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