IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acetylputrescine deacetylase

Reaction: N-acetylputrescine + H2O = acetate + putrescine

Glossary: spermidine

Systematic name: N-acetylputrescine acetylhydrolase

Comments: The enzyme from Micrococcus luteus also acts on N8-acetylspermidine and acetylcadaverine, but more slowly.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 103679-48-7


1. Suzuki, O., Ishikawa, Y., Miyazaki, K., Izu, K. and Matsumoto, T. Acetylputrescine deacetylase from Micrococcus luteus K-11. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 882 (1986) 140-142.

[EC created 1989]

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