- Aliphatic nitrilase
enzymology, an aliphatic nitrilase (EC number|220.127.116.11) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:R-CN + 2 H2O R-COOH + NH3
This enzyme belongs to the family of
hydrolases, those acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds other than peptide bonds, specifically in nitriles. The systematic name of this enzyme class is aliphatic nitrile aminohydrolase. This enzyme participates in styrene degradation.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|9024-90-2."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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