IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: aculeacin-A deacylase

Reaction: Hydrolysis of the amide bond in aculeacin A and related neutral lipopeptide antibiotics, releasing the long-chain fatty acid side-chain

Other name(s): aculeacin A acylase

Systematic name: aculeacin-A amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 121479-50-3


1. Takeshima, H., Inokoshi, J., Takada, Y., Tanaka, H. and Omura, S. A deacylation enzyme for aculeacin A, a neutral lipopeptide antibiotic, from Actinoplanes utahensis: purification and characterization. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 105 (1989) 606-610. [PMID: 2760018]

[EC created 1992]

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