D-phenylhydantoinase (IPR023766)

Short name: D_phenylhydantoinase

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

Family relationships


D-phenylhydantoinase catalyses the stereospecific hydrolysis of the cyclic amide bond of D-hydantoin derivatives with an aromatic side chains at the 5'-position. It has no activity on dihydropyrimidines. The physiological function of this enzyme is unknown [PMID: 11092864].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0006208 pyrimidine nucleobase catabolic process

Molecular Function

GO:0016812 hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in cyclic amides

Cellular Component

GO:0005737 cytoplasm

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.