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ENZYME entry: EC 3.5.1.91

Accepted Name
N-substituted formamide deformylase.
Reaction catalysed
N-benzylformamide + H(2)O <=> formate + benzylamine
Cofactor(s)
Zn(2+).
Comment(s)
  • While N-benzylformamide is the best substrate, the enzyme from Arthrobacter pascens can also act on the N-substituted formamides N-butylformamide, N-allylformamide, N-(2-(cyclohex-1- enyl)ethyl)formamide and N-(1-phenylethyl)formamide, but much more slowly.
  • Amides of other acids do not act as substrates.
Cross-references
BRENDA3.5.1.91
EC2PDB3.5.1.91
ExplorEnz3.5.1.91
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles3.5.1.91
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature3.5.1.91
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature3.5.1.91
IntEnz3.5.1.91
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 3.5.1.91
MetaCyc3.5.1.91
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
Q68AP4, NFDA_ARTPS

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