Synonyms: DHDPS activity, dihydrodipicolinate synthase activity, dihydrodipicolinate synthetase activity, dihydrodipicolinic acid synthase activity, dihydropicolinate synthetase activity, L-aspartate-4-semialdehyde hydro-lyase (adding pyruvate and cyclizing)
Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: pyruvate + L-aspartate-4-semialdehyde = (2S,4S)-4-hydroxy-2,3,4,5-tetrahydrodipicolinate + H2O.
GO:0016836 - hydro-lyase activity
4-hydroxy-tetrahydrodipicolinate synthase (dapA)
Unification Links: GO:0008840
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