IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ureidoglycine carbamoyltransferase

Reaction: carbamoyl phosphate + (S)-(carbamoylamino)glycine = phosphate + allantoate

Other name(s): UGTCase

Systematic name: carbamoyl phosphate:(S)-(carbamoylamino)glycine carbamoyltransferase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the bacterium Rubrobacter xylanophilus, is involved in a purine degradation pathway.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:


1. Barba, M., Dutoit, R., Legrain, C. and Labedan, B. Identifying reaction modules in metabolic pathways: bioinformatic deduction and experimental validation of a new putative route in purine catabolism. BMC Syst Biol 7 (2013) 99. [PMID: 24093154]

[EC created 2021]

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