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EC 3.5.3.6     
Accepted name: arginine deiminase
Reaction: L-arginine + H2O = L-citrulline + NH3
Other name(s): arginine dihydrolase; citrulline iminase; L-arginine deiminase
Systematic name: L-arginine iminohydrolase
Comments: Also acts on canavanine.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-98-9
References:
1.  Oginsky, E.L. and Gehrig, R.F. The arginine dihydrolase system of Streptococcus faecalis. II. Properties of arginine dihydrolase. J. Biol. Chem. 198 (1952) 799–805. [PMID: 12999797]
2.  Petrack, B., Sullivan, L. and Ratner, S. Behavior of purified arginine desiminase from S. faecalis. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 69 (1957) 186–197. [PMID: 13445192]
3.  Ratner, S. Urea synthesis and metabolism of arginine and citrulline. Adv. Enzymol. Relat. Subj. Biochem. 15 (1954) 319–387. [PMID: 13158183]
[EC 3.5.3.6 created 1961]
 
 


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