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Entry
EC 3.5.1.57                 Enzyme                                 

Name
tryptophanamidase;
tryptophan aminopeptidase;
L-tryptophan aminopeptidase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
L-tryptophanamide amidohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
L-tryptophanamide + H2O = L-tryptophan + NH3 [RN:R00682]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
L-tryptophanamide [CPD:C00977];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
L-tryptophan [CPD:C00078];
NH3 [CPD:C00014]
Comment
Requires Mn2+. Also acts on N-ethylformamide and L-tyrosinamide, and on some tryptophan dipeptides.
History
EC 3.5.1.57 created 1989
Reference
1
  Authors
Iwayama, A., Kimura, T., Adachi, O. and Ameyama, M.
  Title
Crystallization and characterization of a novel aminopeptidase from Trichosporon cutaneum.
  Journal
Agric. Biol. Chem. 47 (1983) 2483-2493.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
76689-19-5

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