EC 3.5.4.1 - Cytosine deaminase

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EC 3.5.4.1

Names

Accepted name:
cytosine deaminase
Other name:
isocytosine deaminase
Systematic name:
cytosine aminohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Also acts on 5-methylcytosine.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004131
CAS Registry Number: 9025-05-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Cohen, S.S. and Barner, H.D.
    The conversion of 5-methyldeoxycytidine to thymidine in vitro and in vivo.
    J. Biol. Chem. 226: 631-642 (1957).
  2. Kream, J. and Chargaff, E.
    On the cytosine deaminase of yeast.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 74: 5157-5160 (1952).

[EC 3.5.4.1 created 1961]