IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acyl-lysine deacylase

Reaction: N6-acyl-L-lysine + H2O = a carboxylate + L-lysine

Other name(s): ε-lysine acylase

Systematic name: N6-acyl-L-lysine amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-11-0


1. Paik, W.K., Bloch-Frankenthal, L., Birnbaum, S.M., Winitz, M. and Greenstein, J.P. ε-Lysine acylase. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 69 (1957) 56-66.

[EC created 1965]

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