aconitate hydratase activity

id: GO:0003994
name: aconitate hydratase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the reactions: citrate = cis-aconitate + H2O, and cis-aconitate + H2O = isocitrate. This reaction is the interconversion of citrate and isocitrate via the labile, enzyme-bound intermediate cis-aconitate. Water is removed from one part of the citrate molecule and added back to a different atom to form isocitrate.

Parent Functions

GO:0016836hydro-lyase activity