IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oxamate amidohydrolase

Reaction: oxamate + H2O = oxalate + NH3

Other name(s): HpxW

Systematic name: oxamate amidohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme has been characterized from the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae.

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


1. Hicks, K.A. and Ealick, S.E. Biochemical and structural characterization of Klebsiella pneumoniae oxamate amidohydrolase in the uric acid degradation pathway. Acta Crystallogr D Struct Biol 72 (2016) 808-816. [PMID: 27303801]

[EC created 2017]

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