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EC 3.5.5.2     
Accepted name: ricinine nitrilase
Reaction: ricinine + 2 H2O = 3-carboxy-4-methoxy-N-methyl-2-pyridone + NH3
For diagram of reaction, click here
Systematic name: ricinine aminohydrolase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9075-40-5
References:
1.  Robinson, W.G. and Hook, R.H. Ricinine nitrilase. I. Reaction product and substrate specificity. J. Biol. Chem. 239 (1964) 4257–4262. [PMID: 14247679]
2.  Hook, R.H. and Robinson, W.G. Ricinine nitrilase. II. Purification and properties. J. Biol. Chem. 239 (1964) 4263–4267. [PMID: 14247680]
3.  Pace, H.C. and Brenner, C. The nitrilase superfamily: classification, structure and function. Genome Biol. 2 (2001) 0001.. [PMID: 11380987]
[EC 3.5.5.2 created 1972]
 
 


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