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[EC class 3.5.1 and 3.5.2] An enzyme hydrolyzing C-N bonds of amides and cyclic amides; e.g., asparaginase, barbiturase, urease, amidase.
Synonym(s): amidases, deamidase, deamidizing enzyme.
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