IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: long-chain-fatty-acyl-glutamate deacylase

Reaction: N-long-chain-fatty-acyl-L-glutamate + H2O = a long-chain carboxylate + L-glutamate

Other name(s): long-chain aminoacylase; long-chain-fatty-acyl-glutamate deacylase; long-chain acylglutamate amidase; N-acyl-D-glutamate deacylase

Systematic name: N-long-chain-fatty-acyl-L-glutamate amidohydrolase

Comments: Does not act on acyl derivates of other amino acids. Optimum chain length of acyl residue is 12 to 16.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 82249-69-2


1. Fukuda, H., Iwade, S. and Kimura, A. A new enzyme: long acyl aminoacylase from Pseudomonas diminuta. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 91 (1982) 1731-1738. [PMID: 7096313]

[EC created 1986]

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