EC 3.5.5.6 - Bromoxynil nitrilase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 3.5.5.6

Names

Accepted name:
bromoxynil nitrilase
Systematic name:
3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxybenzonitrile aminohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Involved in the bacterial degradation of the herbicide bromoxynil. Highly specific.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018761

References

  1. Stalker, D.M., Malyj, L.D. and McBride, K.E.
    Purification and properties of a nitrilase specific for the herbicide bromoxynil and corresponding nucleotide sequence analysis of the bxn gene.
    J. Biol. Chem. 263: 6310-6314 (1988). [PMID: 2834373]

[EC 3.5.5.6 created 1992]