IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: formylaspartate deformylase

Reaction: N-formyl-L-aspartate + H2O = formate + L-aspartate

Other name(s): formylaspartic formylase (formylase I, formylase II)

Systematic name: N-formyl-L-aspartate amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-09-6


1. Ohmura, E. and Hayaishi, O. Enzymatic conversion of formylaspartic acid to aspartic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 227 (1957) 181-190.

[EC created 1961]

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