IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ureidosuccinase

Reaction: N-carbamoyl-L-aspartate + H2O = L-aspartate + CO2 + NH3

Systematic name: N-carbamoyl-L-aspartate amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9024-81-1


1. Lieberman, I. and Kornberg, A. Enzymatic synthesis and breakdown of a pyrimidine, orotic acid. III. Ureidosuccinase. J. Biol. Chem. 212 (1955) 909-920.

[EC created 1961]

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