EC - Guanine deaminase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
guanine deaminase
Other names:
guanine aminase
Systematic name:
guanine aminohydrolase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008892
CAS Registry Number: 9033-16-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (13) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Hitchings, G.H. and Falco, E.A.
    The identification of guanine in extracts of Girella nigricans. The specificity of guanase.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 30 : 294-297 (1944).
  2. Kalckar, H.M.
    Differential spectrophotometry of purine compounds by means of specific enzymes. III. Studies of the enzymes of purine metabolism.
    J. Biol. Chem. 167 : 461-475 (1947).
  3. Rabinowitz, J.C. and Barker, H.A.
    Purine fermentation by Clostridium cylindrosporum. II. Purine transformations.
    J. Biol. Chem. 218 : 161-173 (1956).

[EC created 1961]