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Entry
EC 3.5.1.61                 Enzyme                                 

Name
mimosinase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
mimosine amidohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
(S)-2-amino-3-(3-hydroxy-4-oxo-4H-pyridin-1-yl)propanoate + H2O = 3-hydroxy-4H-pyrid-4-one + L-serine [RN:R04350]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
(S)-2-amino-3-(3-hydroxy-4-oxo-4H-pyridin-1-yl)propanoate [CPD:C04771];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
3-hydroxy-4H-pyrid-4-one [CPD:C03927];
L-serine [CPD:C00065]
Comment
An enzyme from Leucaena leucocephala leaf, which also contains the toxic amino acid, mimosine.
History
EC 3.5.1.61 created 1989
Reference
1
  Authors
Tangendjaja, B., Lowry, J.B. and Wills, R.H.
  Title
Isolation of a mimosine degrading enzyme from Leucaena leaf.
  Journal
J. Sci. Food Agric. 37 (1986) 523-526.
Other DBs
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IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
104118-49-2

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