IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dCTP deaminase

Reaction: dCTP + H2O = dUTP + NH3

Other name(s): deoxycytidine triphosphate deaminase; 5-methyl-dCTP deaminase

Systematic name: dCTP aminohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37289-18-2


1. Tomita, F. and Takahashi, I. A novel enzyme, dCTP deaminase, found in Bacillus subtilis infected with phage PBS I. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 179 (1969) 18-27. [PMID: 4976547]

[EC created 1972]

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