amidohydrolase


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a·mi·do·hy·dro·lase

(am'i-dō-hī'drō-lās)
[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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The report provides comprehensive information on the Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH or Anandamide Amidohydrolase or EC 3.
Identification of the N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase 1 gene (ASAH1) for susceptibility to schizophrenia in a Han Chinese population.
1987) could not confirm this observation in the cultivar Williams and found instead that allantoate amidohydrolase (EC 3.
Urease [urea amidohydrolase (ATP-hydrolyzing); EC 3.
Higher Mn levels might support sustained allantoate amidohydrolase activity under water-deficit conditions.
The creatinine sensor consists of three enzymes, creatinine amidohydrolase, creatinine amidinohydrolase, and sarcosine oxidase.
503-10, Diagnostic Chemical) that uses acyl amidohydrolase to cleave the amide bond in ACET but in which the formed p-aminophenol reacts with 8-hydroxyquinoline in the presence of manganese ions to form the colored compound 5-(4-iminophenol)8-quinolone, also failed to detect ACET in the sample.
Various microorganisms use nitrogen for nourishment from urease (urea amidohydrolase, EC: 3.
1990), and this increase in shoot ureide concentration has been associated with decreased activity of an enzyme that catabolizes allantoate, allantoate amidohydrolase (E.
A large number of metal containing proteins, such as hemocyanin (a Cu metal containingprotein present in some invertebrate animals which helps them in the transport of O2;like hemoglobin in humans) retain metal ions in their active sites so a great interest is developed in such metal containing enzymes which are ureases, laccase, tyrosinase and ascorbate oxidase [5-9] containing enzyme urease (urea amidohydrolase EC 3.
1) belongs to a group of homologous amidohydrolases family, which catalyses the hydrolysis of amino acid L-asparagine to L- aspartate and ammonia [1].
Dodor DE, Tabatabai MA (2003) Amidohydrolases in soils as affected by cropping systems.