formamidase


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formamidase

 [form-am´ĭ-dās]
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of formylkynurenine to kynurenine and formate in tryptophan metabolism.

for·mam·i·dase

(fōr-mam'i-dās),
An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of n-formyl-l-kynurenine to l-kynurenine and formate, a reaction of significance in l-tryptophan catabolism.

formamidase

/for·mam·i·dase/ (for-mam´ĭ-dās)
1. an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolytic deamination of formamide to produce formate; it also acts on similar amides.

for·mam·i·dase

(fōr-mam'i-dās)
An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of n-formyl-l-kynurenine to l-kynurenine and formate, a reaction of significance in l-tryptophan catabolism.
Synonym(s): formylase.

formamidase

an enzyme which catalyzes the hydrolysis of formylkynurenine to kynurenine and formate in tryptophan metabolism.