what class of enzyme is fumarase?Advertisement
Fumarase (or fumarate hydratase) is an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible hydration/dehydration of fumarate to malate. Fumarase comes in two forms: mitochondrial and cytosolic. - read more
I don't think fumarase is either of those classes of enzymes. It involves adding water in order to go from fumarate to malate. Hydrolases use water to break and make bonds, however in this case fumarase is not breaking any compounds, its just reducing the carbonyl into a hydroxyl group. - read more
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