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Entry
EC 3.5.3.24                 Enzyme                                 

Name
N1-aminopropylagmatine ureohydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amidines
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
N1-aminopropylagmatine amidinohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
N1-aminopropylagmatine + H2O = spermidine + urea [RN:R10347]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
N1-aminopropylagmatine [CPD:C20560];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
spermidine [CPD:C00315];
urea [CPD:C00086]
Comment
The enzyme, which has been characterized from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrococcus kodakarensis and the thermophilic Gram-negative bacterium Thermus thermophilus, is involved in the biosynthesis of spermidine.
History
EC 3.5.3.24 created 2013
Reference
1  [PMID:15983049]
  Authors
Ohnuma M, Terui Y, Tamakoshi M, Mitome H, Niitsu M, Samejima K, Kawashima E, Oshima T
  Title
N1-aminopropylagmatine, a new polyamine produced as a key intermediate in polyamine biosynthesis of an extreme thermophile, Thermus thermophilus.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 280 (2005) 30073-82.
  Sequence
[tth:TT_C0764]
Reference
2  [PMID:20675472]
  Authors
Morimoto N, Fukuda W, Nakajima N, Masuda T, Terui Y, Kanai T, Oshima T, Imanaka T, Fujiwara S
  Title
Dual biosynthesis pathway for longer-chain polyamines in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus kodakarensis.
  Journal
J. Bacteriol. 192 (2010) 4991-5001.
  Sequence
[tko:TK0882]
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