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Accepted name: bromoxynil nitrilase
Reaction: 3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxybenzonitrile + 2 H2O = 3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxybenzoate + NH3
Systematic name: 3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxybenzonitrile aminohydrolase
Comments: Involved in the bacterial degradation of the herbicide bromoxynil. Highly specific.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 157857-12-0
1.  Stalker, D.M., Malyj, L.D. and McBride, K.E. Purification and properties of a nitrilase specific for the herbicide bromoxynil and corresponding nucleotide sequence analysis of the bxn gene. J. Biol. Chem. 263 (1988) 6310–6314. [PMID: 2834373]
[EC created 1992]

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