KEGG   ENZYME: 3.5.1.50Help
Entry
EC 3.5.1.50                 Enzyme                                 

Name
pentanamidase;
valeramidase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
pentanamide amidohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
pentanamide + H2O = pentanoate + NH3 [RN:R02938]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
pentanamide [CPD:C01842];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
pentanoate [CPD:C00803];
NH3 [CPD:C00014]
Comment
Also acts, more slowly, on other short-chain aliphatic amides. Different from EC 3.5.1.49 formamidase.
Reference
1
  Authors
Friedich, C.G. and Mitrenga, G.
  Title
Utilization of aliphatic amides and formation of two different amidases by Alcaligenes eutrophus.
  Journal
J. Gen. Microbiol. 125 (1981) 367-374.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
81032-50-0

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