IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N2-acetyl-L-2,4-diaminobutanoate deacetylase

Reaction: (2S)-2-acetamido-4-aminobutanoate + H2O = L-2,4-diaminobutanoate + acetate

Other name(s): doeB (gene name)

Systematic name: (2S)-2-acetamido-4-aminobutanoate amidohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme, found in bacteria, has no activity with (2S)-2-acetamido-4-aminobutanoate (cf. EC, ectoine hydrolase).

BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:


1. Schwibbert, K., Marin-Sanguino, A., Bagyan, I., Heidrich, G., Lentzen, G., Seitz, H., Rampp, M., Schuster, S.C., Klenk, H.P., Pfeiffer, F., Oesterhelt, D. and Kunte, H.J. A blueprint of ectoine metabolism from the genome of the industrial producer Halomonas elongata DSM 2581 T. Environ. Microbiol. 13 (2011) 1973-1994. [PMID: 20849449]

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