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EC 3.5.1.4     
Accepted name: amidase
Reaction: a monocarboxylic acid amide + H2O = a monocarboxylate + NH3
Other name(s): acylamidase; acylase (misleading); amidohydrolase (ambiguous); deaminase (ambiguous); fatty acylamidase; N-acetylaminohydrolase (ambiguous)
Systematic name: acylamide amidohydrolase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 9012-56-0
References:
1.  Bray, H.G., James, S.P., Raffan, I.M., Ryman, B.E. and Thorpe, W.V. The fate of certain organic acids and amides in the rabbit. 7. An amidase of rabbit liver. Biochem. J. 44 (1949) 618–625. [PMID: 16748573]
2.  Bray, H.G., James, S.P., Thorpe, W.V. and Wasdell, M.R. The fate of certain organic acids and amides in the rabbit. 11. Further observations on the hydrolysis of amides by tissue extracts. Biochem. J. 47 (1950) 294–299. [PMID: 14800883]
[EC 3.5.1.4 created 1961, modified 2011]
 
 


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