malate synthase

(redirected from glyoxylate transacetylase)

ma·late syn·thase

an enzyme catalyzing the reversible condensation of acetyl-CoA with glyoxylate and water to form l-malate and coenzyme A; an enzyme in the glyoxylate cycle.

malate synthase

An enzyme that catalyses the reaction:
acetyl-CoA + H2O + glyoxylate <—> (S)-malate + CoA.