IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: citrullinase

Reaction: L-citrulline + H2O = L-ornithine + CO2 + NH3

Other name(s): citrulline ureidase; citrulline hydrolase; L-citrulline N5-carbamoyldihydrolase; L-citrulline N5-carbamoyldihydrolase

Systematic name: L-citrulline N5-carbamoyldihydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 59088-17-4

References: 1996

1. Hill, D.L. and Chambers, P. The biosynthesis of proline by Tetrahymena pyriformis. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 148 (1967) 435-447. [PMID: 6075416]

[EC created 1972]

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