IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-methylhydantoinase (ATP-hydrolysing)

Reaction: ATP + N-methylhydantoin + 2 H2O = ADP + phosphate + N-carbamoylsarcosine

For diagram of reaction click here.

Glossary: N-methylhydantoin = N-methylimidazolidine-2,4-dione

Other name(s): N-methylhydantoin amidohydrolase; methylhydantoin amidase; N-methylhydantoin hydrolase; N-methylhydantoinase: N-methylimidazolidine-2,4-dione amidohydrolase (ATP-hydrolysing)

Systematic name: N-methylhydantoin amidohydrolase (ATP-hydrolysing)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 100785-00-0


1. Kim, J.M., Shimizu, S. and Yamada, H. Amidohydrolysis of N-methylhydantoin coupled with ATP hydrolysis. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 142 (1987) 1006-1012. [PMID: 3827889]

[EC created 1989]

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