IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-acetyldiaminopimelate deacetylase

Reaction: N-acetyl-LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate + H2O = acetate + LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate

Other name(s): N-acetyl-L-diaminopimelic acid deacylase; N-acetyl-LL-diaminopimelate deacylase

Systematic name: N6-acetyl-LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 99193-93-8


1. Bartlett, A.T.M. and White, P.J. Species of Bacillus that make a vegetative peptidoglycan containing lysine lack diaminopimelate epimerase but have diaminopimelate dehydrogenase. J. Gen. Microbiol. 131 (1985) 2145-2152.

2. Saleh, F. and White, P.J. Metabolism of DD-2,6-diaminopimelic acid by a diaminopimelate-requiring mutant of Bacillus megaterium. J. Gen. Microbiol. 115 (1979) 95-100.

3. Sundharadas, G. and Gilvarg, C. Biosynthesis of α,ε-diaminopimelic acid in Bacillus megaterium. J. Biol. Chem. 242 (1967) 3983-3984. [PMID: 4962540]

[EC created 1984 (EC created 1989, incorporated 1992)]

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