Accepted name: 4-acetamidobutyrate deacetylase
Reaction: 4-acetamidobutanoate + H2O = acetate + 4-aminobutanoate
Glossary: 4-aminobutanoate = γ-aminobutyrate = GABA
Systematic name: 4-acetamidobutanoate amidohydrolase
Comments: Also acts on N-acetyl-β-alanine and 5-acetamidopentanoate.
1.  Haywood, G.W. and Large, P.J. 4-Acetamidobutyrate deacetylase in the yeast Candida boidinii grown on putrescine or spermidine as sole nitrogen source and its probable role in polyamine catabolism. J. Gen. Microbiol. 132 (1986) 7–14.
[EC created 1989]

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