IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pantothenase

Reaction: (R)-pantothenate + H2O = (R)-pantoate + β-alanine

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): pantothenate hydrolase; pantothenate amidohydrolase

Systematic name: (R)-pantothenate amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9076-90-8


1. Nurmikko, V., Salo, E., Hakola, H., Makinen, K. and Snell, E.E. The bacterial degradation of pantothenic acid. II. Pantothenate hydrolase. Biochemistry 5 (1966) 399-402. [PMID: 5940928]

[EC created 1972]

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