EC - AMP deaminase

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Accepted name:
AMP deaminase
Other names:
5-AMP deaminase
5-adenylate deaminase
5-adenylic acid deaminase
AMP aminase
adenosine 5-monophosphate deaminase
adenosine 5-phosphate aminohydrolase
adenosine monophosphate deaminase
adenyl deaminase
adenylate aminohydrolase
adenylate deaminase
adenylate desaminase
adenylic acid deaminase
adenylic deaminase
myoadenylate deaminase
Systematic name:
AMP aminohydrolase



cf. EC adenosine-phosphate deaminase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00419
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003876
CAS Registry Number: 9025-10-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (26) [show] [UniProt]


  1. 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).
  2. Lee, Y.-P.
    5'-Adenylic acid deaminase. I. Isolation of the crystalline enzyme from rabbit skeletal muscle.
    J. Biol. Chem. 227 : 987-992 (1957).
  3. Lee, Y.-P.
    5'-Adenylic acid deaminase. II. Homogeneity and physicochemical properties.
    J. Biol. Chem. 227 : 993-998 (1957).
  4. Lee, Y.-P.
    5'-Adenylic acid deaminase. III. Properties and kinetic studies.
    J. Biol. Chem. 227 : 999-1007 (1957).
  5. Mendicino, J. and Muntz, J.A.
    The activating effect of adenosine triphosphate on brain adenylic deaminase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 233 : 178-183 (1958). [PMID: 13563464]
  6. Turner, D.H. and Turner, J.F.
    Adenylic deaminase of pea seeds.
    Biochem. J. 79 : 143-147 (1961). [PMID: 13778717]
  7. Weil-Malherbe, H. and Green, R.H.
    Ammonia formation in brain. 2. Brain adenylic deaminase.
    Biochem. J. 61 : 218-224 (1955). [PMID: 13260201]

[EC created 1961]