Formylaspartate deformylase

Formylaspartate deformylase

In enzymology, a formylaspartate deformylase (EC number| is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

:N-formyl-L-aspartate + H2O ightleftharpoons formate + L-aspartate

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are N-formyl-L-aspartate and H2O, whereas its two products are formate and L-aspartate.

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-formyl-L-aspartate amidohydrolase. This enzyme is also called formylaspartic formylase (formylase I, formylase II). This enzyme participates in histidine metabolism and glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism.



External links

::"The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is CAS registry|9025-09-6."

Gene Ontology (GO) codes

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