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Substance Name: Malate Synthase
RN: 9013-48-3


  • An important enzyme in the glyoxylic acid cycle which reversibly catalyzes the synthesis of L-malate from acetyl-CoA and glyoxylate. This enzyme was formerly listed as EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Malate Synthase

MeSH Heading

  • Malate Synthase


  • Condensing enzyme, malate
  • Enzyme, malate condensing
  • Glyoxylate transacetylase
  • Malate condensing enzyme
  • Malate synthetase
  • Synthase, malate
  • Synthetase, malate
  • Transacetylase, glyoxylate

Systematic Name

  • L-Malate glyoxylate-lyase (CoA-acetylating)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9013-48-3

System Generated Number

  • 0009013483