IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: aspartoacylase

Reaction: N-acyl-L-aspartate + H2O = a carboxylate + L-aspartate

Other name(s): aminoacylase II; N-acetylaspartate amidohydrolase; acetyl-aspartic deaminase; acylase II

Systematic name: N-acyl-L-aspartate amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9031-86-1


1. Birnbaum, S.M. Aminoacylase. Amino acid aminoacylases I and II from hog kidney. Methods Enzymol. 2 (1955) 115-119.

2. Birnbaum, S.M., Levintow, L., Kingsley, R.B. and Greenstein, J.P. Specificity of amino acid acylases. J. Biol. Chem. 194 (1952) 455-470.

[EC created 1965]

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