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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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This suggests that any CDEPA or CMEPA produced in this time was either not being metabolized to the corresponding aniline by the aryl amidase or metabolized so slowly as to preclude detection.