ENZYME entry: EC 3.5.4.8

Accepted Name
Aminoimidazolase.
Alternative Name(s)
4-aminoimidazole deaminase.
Reaction catalysed
4-aminoimidazole + H(2)O <=> imidazol-4-one + NH(3)
Cofactor(s)
Fe(2+).
Comment(s)
  • Forms part of the xanthine-degradation pathway in some bacteria.
  • The product of the reaction, imidazol-4-one, can be converted non- enzymically into formiminoglycine.
Cross-references
BRENDA3.5.4.8
EC2PDB3.5.4.8
ExplorEnz3.5.4.8
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.5.4.8
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.5.4.8
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.5.4.8
IntEnz3.5.4.8
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 3.5.4.8
MetaCyc3.5.4.8

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