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Entry
EC 3.5.3.16                 Enzyme                                 

Name
methylguanidinase;
methylguanidine hydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amidines
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
methylguanidine amidinohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
methylguanidine + H2O = methylamine + urea [RN:R01589]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
methylguanidine [CPD:C02294];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
methylamine [CPD:C00218];
urea [CPD:C00086]
Comment
Acts on some other alkylguanidines, but very slowly.
History
EC 3.5.3.16 created 1984
Reference
1  [PMID:7353662]
  Authors
Nakajima M, Shirokane Y, Mizusawa K.
  Title
A new amidinohydrolase, methylguanidine amidinohydrolase from Alcaligenes sp. N-42.
  Journal
FEBS. Lett. 110 (1980) 43-6.
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CAS: 
73200-93-8

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