enzymology, an aminoacylase (EC number|188.8.131.52) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:an N-acyl-L-amino acid + H2O a carboxylate + an L-amino acid
This enzyme belongs to the family of
hydrolases, those acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds other than peptide bonds, specifically in linear amides. The systematic name of this enzyme class is N-acyl-L-amino-acid amidohydrolase. Other names in common use include dehydropeptidase II, histozyme, hippuricase, benzamidase, acylase I, hippurase, amido acid deacylase, L-aminoacylase, acylase, aminoacylase I, L-amino-acid acylase, alpha-N-acylaminoacid hydrolase, long acyl amidoacylase, and short acyl amidoacylase. This enzyme participates in urea cycle and metabolism of amino groups.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|9012-37-7."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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