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Accepted name: 2-(acetamidomethylene)succinate hydrolase
Reaction: 2-(acetamidomethylene)succinate + 2 H2O = acetate + succinate semialdehyde + NH3 + CO2
Other name(s): α-(N-acetylaminomethylene)succinic acid hydrolase
Systematic name: 2-(acetamidomethylene)succinate amidohydrolase (deaminating, decarboxylating)
Comments: Involved in the degradation of pyridoxin in Pseudomonas.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 37289-09-1
1.  Huynh, M.S. and Snell, E.E. Enzymes of vitamin B6 degradation. Purification and properties of two N-acetylamidohydrolases. J. Biol. Chem. 260 (1985) 2379–2383. [PMID: 3972793]
2.  Nyns, E.J., Zach, D. and Snell, E.E. The bacterial oxidation of vitamin B6. 8. Enzymatic breakdown of α-(N-acetylaminomethylene) succinic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 2601–2605. [PMID: 5769993]
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