EC 3.8.1.8 - Atrazine chlorohydrolase

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EC 3.8.1.8

Names

Accepted name:
atrazine chlorohydrolase
Other name:
AtzA
Systematic name:
atrazine chlorohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Involved in the degradation of the herbicide atrazine, 2-chloro-4-(ethylamino)-6-(isopropylamino)-1,3,5-triazine, in bacteria.

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:0018788
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. de Souza, M.L., Wackett, L.P., Boundy-Mills, K.L., Mandelbaum, R.T. and Sadowsky, M.J.
    Cloning, characterization, and expression of a gene region from Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP involved in the dechlorination of atrazine.
    Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 3373-3378 (1995). [PMID: 7574646]
  2. de Souza, M.L., Sadowsky, M.J. and Wackett, L.P.
    Atrazine chlorohydrolase from Pseudomonas sp. strain ADP: gene sequence, enzyme purification, and protein characterization.
    J. Bacteriol. 178: 4894-4900 (1996). [PMID: 8759853]

[EC 3.8.1.8 created 2000, modified 2011]