IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: amidinoaspartase

Reaction: N-amidino-L-aspartate + H2O = L-aspartate + urea

Other name(s): amidinoaspartic amidinohydrolase

Systematic name: N-amidino-L-aspartate amidinohydrolase

Comments: Also acts slowly on N-amidino-L-glutamate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37325-60-3


1. Milstien S. and Goldman, P. Metabolism of guanidinosuccinic acid. I. Characterization of a specific amidino hydrolase from Pseudomonas chlororaphis. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 6280-6283. [PMID: 4651648]

[EC created 1976]

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