IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-carbamoylputrescine amidase

Reaction: N-carbamoylputrescine + H2O = putrescine + CO2 + NH3

Other name(s): carbamoylputrescine hydrolase; NCP

Systematic name: N-Carbamoylputrescine amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 85030-69-9


1. Yanagisawa, H. and Suzuki, Y. Preparation and properties of N-carbamylputrescine amidohydrolase from maize shoots. Phytochemistry 21 (1982) 2201-2203.

[EC created 1986]

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