IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-benzoylarginine-4-nitroanilide amidase

Reaction: N-benzoyl-D-arginine-4-nitroanilide + H2O = N-benzoyl-D-arginine + 4-nitroaniline

Other name(s): benzoyl-D-arginine arylamidase; D-BAPA-ase

Systematic name: N-benzoyl-D-arginine-4-nitroanilide amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 119345-26-5


1. Gofshtein-Gandman, L.V., Keynan, A. and Milner, Y. Bacteria of the genus Bacillus have a hydrolase stereospecific to the D isomer of benzoyl-arginine-p-nitroanilide. J. Bacteriol. 170 (1988) 5895-5900. [PMID: 3142860]

[EC created 1992]

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