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Accepted name: ω-amidase
Reaction: a monoamide of a dicarboxylate + H2O = a dicarboxylate + NH3
Other name(s): α-keto acid-ω-amidase
Systematic name: ω-amidodicarboxylate amidohydrolase
Comments: Acts on glutaramate, succinamate and their 2-oxo derivatives.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9025-19-8
1.  Meister, A., Levintow, L., Greenfield, R.E. and Abendschein, P.A. Hydrolysis and transfer reactions catalyzed by ω-amidase preparations. J. Biol. Chem. 215 (1955) 441–460. [PMID: 14392177]
2.  Meister, A., Radhakrishnan, A.N. and Buckley, S.D. Enzymatic synthesis of L-pipecolic acid and L-proline. J. Biol. Chem. 229 (1957) 789–800. [PMID: 13502341]
[EC created 1961]

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