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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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Dihydropyrimidinase, hydantoinase, imidase, allantoinase, and dihydroorotase belong to the cyclic amidohydrolase family because of their functional and structural similarities [17].
The report provides comprehensive information on the Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH or Anandamide Amidohydrolase or EC, targeted therapeutics, complete with analysis by indications, stage of development, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Regulation of N-carbamoyl-beta-alanine amidohydrolase, the terminal enzyme in pyrimidine catabolism, by ligand-induced change in polymerization.
Urease (urea amidohydrolase) is usually found in different bacteria, fungi, algae and plants.
Urease (EC, L-glutaminase ( L-glutamine amidohydrolase, EC and L-asparaginase (EC are among amidohydrolases that contribute to N mineralization in soil [17].
Urease (urea amidohydrolase EC 3.5.15) catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide (Sumner 1926).
Urease (urea amidohydrolase) is usually found in different bacteria, fungi, algae, and plants, an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea to ammonia and carbamate, which is the final step of nitrogen metabolism in living organisms [1].
On the contrary, SPM synthase, thermospermine synthase, agmatine iminohydrolase and N-carbamoylputrescine amidohydrolase are represented by single genes only [119,120].
WH7805 requires urease (urea amidohydrolase EC to utilize urea as a nitrogen source: molecular-genetic and biochemical analysis of the enzyme.
N-acylsphingosine amidohydrolase 1 (ASAH1, also known as acid ceramidase) is a critical enzyme that catalyzes sphingomyelin synthesis and participates in brain neuronal development and in the metabolism of sphingomyelin.
The StatSensor (Nova Biomedical) handheld creatinine device uses capillary flow of whole blood into a test strip impregnated with creatinine amidohydrolase, creatine aminohydrolase, sarcosine oxidase, and peroxidase which oxidize ferric-cyanide to ferrous-cyanide, producing a current ([e.sup.-]).