EC - DCMP deaminase

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Accepted name:
dCMP deaminase
Other names:
deoxycytidine monophosphate deaminase
deoxycytidine-5'-monophosphate aminohydrolase
deoxycytidine-5'-phosphate deaminase
deoxycytidylate aminohydrolase
deoxycytidylate deaminase
Systematic name:
dCMP aminohydrolase



Also acts on some 5-substituted dCMPs.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00702
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004132
CAS Registry Number: 9026-92-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (12) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Scarano, E.
    The enzymatic deamination of 6-aminopyrimidine deoxyribonucleotides. I. The enzymatic deamination of deoxycytidine 5'-phosphate and of 5-methyldeoxycytidine 5-methyldeoxycytidine 5'-phosphate.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235 : 706-713 (1960).
  2. Scarano, E., Bonaduce, L. and de Petrocellis, B.
    The enzymatic deamination of 6-aminopyrimidine deoxyribonucleotides. II. Purification and properties of a 6-aminopyrimidine deoxyribonucleoside 5'-phosphate deaminase from unfertilized eggs of sea urchin.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235 : 3556-3561 (1960).
  3. Sergott, R.C., Debeer, L.J. and Bessman, M.J.
    On the regulation of a bacterial deoxycytidylate deaminase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 246 : 7755-7758 (1971). [PMID: 5002683]

[EC created 1965]