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Accepted name: diaminopropionate ammonia-lyase
Reaction: 2,3-diaminopropanoate + H2O = pyruvate + 2 NH3
Other name(s): diaminopropionatase; α,β-diaminopropionate ammonia-lyase; 2,3-diaminopropionate ammonia-lyase; 2,3-diaminopropanoate ammonia-lyase; 2,3-diaminopropanoate ammonia-lyase (adding H2O; pyruvate-forming)
Systematic name: 2,3-diaminopropanoate ammonia-lyase (adding water; pyruvate-forming)
Comments: A pyridoxal phosphate enzyme. Active towards both D- and L-diaminopropanoate. D- and L-serine are poor substrates.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 51901-19-0
1.  Nagasawa, T., Tanizawa, K., Satoda, T., Yamada, H. Diaminopropionate ammonia-lyase from Salmonella typhimurium. Purification and characterization of the crystalline enzyme, and sequence determination of the pyridoxal 5′-phosphate binding peptide. J. Biol. Chem. 263 (1988) 958–964. [PMID: 3275662]
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