EC 3.5.1.9 - Arylformamidase

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EC 3.5.1.9

Names

Accepted name:
arylformamidase
Other names:
formamidase I
formamidase II
formylase
formylkynureninase
formylkynurenine formamidase
kynurenine formamidase
Systematic name:
aryl-formylamine amidohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Also acts on other aromatic formylamines.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004061
CAS Registry Number: 156229-75-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (66) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Hayaishi, O. and Stanier, R.Y.
    The bacterial oxidation of tryptophan. III. Enzymatic activities of cell-free extracts from bacteria employing the aromatic pathway.
    J. Bacteriol. 62: 691-709 (1951).
  2. Jakoby, W.B.
    Kynurenine formamidase from Neurospora.
    J. Biol. Chem. 207: 657-663 (1954).
  3. Mehler, A.H. and Knox, W.E.
    The conversion of tryptophan to kynurenine in liver. II. The enzymatic hydrolysis of formylkynurenine.
    J. Biol. Chem. 187: 431-438 (1950).

[EC 3.5.1.9 created 1961]