Penicillin/GL-7-ACA/AHL acylase (IPR014395)

Short name: Pen/GL7ACA/AHL_acylase

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships


Penicillin amidase or penicillin acylase catalyses the hydrolysis of benzylpenicillin to phenylacetic acid and 6-aminopenicillanic acid (6-APA) a key intermediate in the the synthesis of penicillins [PMID: 9292993].

This entry also includes glutaryl-7-aminocephalosporanic-acid (GL-7-ACA) acylase, acyl-homoserine lactone (AHL) acylase QuiP and AHL acylase PvdQ.

GO terms

Biological Process

No terms assigned in this category.

Molecular Function

GO:0016811 hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in linear amides

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

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