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EC 3.1.1.43     
Accepted name: α-amino-acid esterase
Reaction: an α-amino acid ester + H2O = an α-amino acid + an alcohol
Other name(s): α-amino acid ester hydrolase
Systematic name: α-amino-acid-ester aminoacylhydrolase
Comments: Also catalyses α-aminoacyl transfer to a number of amine nucleophiles.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 74506-40-4
References:
1.  Kato, K., Kawahara, K., Takahashi, T. and Kakinuma, A. Purification of an α-amino acid ester hydrolase from Xanthomonas citri. Agric. Biol. Chem. 44 (1980) 1069–1074.
2.  Kato, K., Kawahara, K., Takahashi, T. and Kakinuma, A. Substrate specificity of an α-amino acid ester hydrolase from Xanthomonas citri. Agric. Biol. Chem. 44 (1980) 1075–1081.
3.  Takahashi, T., Yamazaki, Y. and Kato, K. Substrate specificity of an α-amino acid ester hydrolase produced by Acetobacter turbidans A. T.C.C. 9325. Biochem. J. 137 (1974) 497–503. [PMID: 4424889]
[EC 3.1.1.43 created 1983]
 
 


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