EC 3.2.2.16 - Methylthioadenosine nucleosidase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 3.2.2.16

Names

Accepted name:
methylthioadenosine nucleosidase
Other names:
5'-methylthioadenosine nucleosidase
MTA nucleosidase
MeSAdo nucleosidase
methylthioadenosine methylthioribohydrolase
Systematic name:
S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine adeninehyrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Does not act on S-adenosylhomocysteine. cf. EC 3.2.2.9 adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008930
CAS Registry Number: 50812-28-7

References

  1. Guranowski, A.B., Chiang, P.K. and Cantoni, G.L.
    5'-Methylthioadenosine nucleosidase. Purification and characterization of the enzyme from Lupinus luteus seeds.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 114: 293-299 (1981). [PMID: 6783408]

[EC 3.2.2.16 created 1983, modified 2003]