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Entry
EC 3.5.3.20                 Enzyme                                 

Name
diguanidinobutanase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amidines
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
1,4-diguanidinobutane amidinohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
1,4-diguanidinobutane + H2O = agmatine + urea [RN:R01418]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
1,4-diguanidinobutane [CPD:C03047];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
agmatine [CPD:C00179];
urea [CPD:C00086]
Comment
Other diguanidinoalkanes with 3 to 10 methylene groups can also act, but more slowly.
History
EC 3.5.3.20 created 1992
Reference
1
  Authors
Yorifuji, T., Kaneoke, M., Shimizu, E., Shiota, K. and Matsuo, R.
  Title
Degradation of alpha,omega-diguanidinoalkanes and a novel enzyme, diguanidinobutane amidohydrolase, in Pseudomonas putida.
  Journal
Agric. Biol. Chem. 53 (1989) 3003-3009.
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CAS: 
125268-65-7

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