IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: formimidoylaspartate deiminase

Reaction:N-formimidoyl-L-aspartate + H2O = N-formyl-L-aspartate + NH3

Other name(s): formiminoaspartate deiminase

Systematic name:N-formimidoyl-L-aspartate iminohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-07-4


1. Hayaishi, O., Tabor, H. and Hayaishi, T. N-Formimino-L-aspartic acid as an intermediate in the enzymic conversion of imidazoleacetic acid to formylaspartic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 227 (1957) 161-180.

[EC created 1961, modified 2000]

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