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Entry
EC 3.1.1.43                 Enzyme                                 

Name
alpha-amino-acid esterase;
alpha-amino acid ester hydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Carboxylic-ester hydrolases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
alpha-amino-acid-ester aminoacylhydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
an alpha-amino acid ester + H2O = an alpha-amino acid + an alcohol [RN:R04191]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
alpha-amino acid ester [CPD:C03317];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
alpha-amino acid [CPD:C05167];
alcohol [CPD:C00069]
Comment
Also catalyses alpha-aminoacyl transfer to a number of amine nucleophiles.
History
EC 3.1.1.43 created 1983
Reference
1
  Authors
Kato, K., Kawahara, K., Takahashi, T. and Kakinuma, A.
  Title
Purification of an alpha-amino acid ester hydrolase from Xanthomonas citri.
  Journal
Agric. Biol. Chem. 44 (1980) 1069-1074.
Reference
2
  Authors
Kato, K., Kawahara, K., Takahashi, T. and Kakinuma, A.
  Title
Substrate specificity of an alpha-amino acid ester hydrolase from Xanthomonas citri.
  Journal
Agric. Biol. Chem. 44 (1980) 1075-1081.
Reference
3  [PMID:4424889]
  Authors
Takahashi T, Yamazaki Y, Kato K.
  Title
Substrate specificity of an alpha-amino acid ester hydrolase produced by Acetobacter turbidans A.T.C.C. 9325.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 137 (1974) 497-503.
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CAS: 
74506-40-4

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