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Entry
EC 3.5.1.20                 Enzyme                                 

Name
citrullinase;
citrulline ureidase;
citrulline hydrolase;
L-citrulline 5-N-carbamoyldihydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-citrulline N5-carbamoyldihydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-citrulline + H2O = L-ornithine + CO2 + NH3 [RN:R00665]
Reaction(KEGG)
R00665;
(other) R06134
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Substrate
L-citrulline [CPD:C00327];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
L-ornithine [CPD:C00077];
CO2 [CPD:C00011];
NH3 [CPD:C00014]
History
EC 3.5.1.20 created 1972
Reference
1  [PMID:6075416]
  Authors
Hill DL, Chambers P.
  Title
The biosynthesis of proline by Tetrahymena pyriformis.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 148 (1967) 435-47.
  Organism
Tetrahymena pyriformis
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CAS: 
59088-17-4

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