EC 3.5.1.1 - Asparaginase

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EC 3.5.1.1

Names

Accepted name:
asparaginase
Other names:
α-asparaginase
L-asparaginase
asparaginase II
colaspase
crasnitin
elspar
leunase
Systematic name:
L-asparagine amidohydrolase

Reaction

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00132
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004067
CAS Registry Number: 9015-68-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (43) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Halpern, Y.S. and Grossowicz, N.
    Hydrolysis of amides by extracts from mycobacteria.
    Biochem. J. 65: 716-720 (1957).
  2. Ho, P.P.K., Frank, B.H. and Burck, P.J.
    Crystalline L-asparaginase from Escherichia coli B.
    Science 165: 510-512 (1969).
  3. Suld, H.M. and Herbut, P.A.
    Guinea pig serum and liver L-asparaginases. Comparison of serum and papain-digested liver L-asparaginases.
    J. Biol. Chem. 245: 2797-2801 (1970). [PMID: 4987975]

[EC 3.5.1.1 created 1961]