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EC 3.5.5.4     
Accepted name: cyanoalanine nitrilase
Reaction: 3-cyano-L-alanine + 2 H2O = L-aspartate + NH3 (overall reaction)
(1a) 3-cyano-L-alanine + H2O = L-asparagine
(1b) L-asparagine + H2O = L-aspartate + NH3
Other name(s): β-cyanoalanine nitrilase
Systematic name: 3-cyano-L-alanine aminohydrolase
Comments: L-Asparagine is formed as an intermediate. cf. EC 4.2.1.65, 3-cyanoalanine hydratase and EC 3.5.1.1, asparaginase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 85638-44-4
References:
1.  Yanase, H., Sakai, T. and Tonomuro, K. Purification, crystallization and some properties of β-cyano-L-alanine-degrading enzyme in Pseudomonas sp. 13. Agric. Biol. Chem. 47 (1983) 473–482.
[EC 3.5.5.4 created 1986]
 
 


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