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Entry
EC 3.4.17.6                 Enzyme                                 

Name
alanine carboxypeptidase;
N-benzoyl-L-alanine-amidohydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on peptide bonds (peptidases);
Metallocarboxypeptidases
BRITE hierarchy
Reaction(IUBMB)
Release of a C-terminal alanine from a peptide or a variety of pteroyl or acyl groups
Comment
From soil bacteria. The enzyme from Corynebacterium equi also hydrolyses N-benzoylglycine and N-benzoyl-L-aminobutyric acid.
History
EC 3.4.17.6 created 1972 as EC 3.4.12.11, transferred 1978 to EC 3.4.17.6
Reference
1  [PMID:5806587]
  Authors
Levy CC, Goldman P.
  Title
Bacterial peptidases. 3. An enzyme specific for N-acyl linkages to alanine.
  Journal
J Biol Chem 244:4467-72 (1969)
Reference
2
  Authors
Miyagawa, E., Takahiro, H. and Yoshinobu, M.
  Title
Purification and properties of N-benzoyl-L-alanine amidohydrolase from Corynebacterium equii.
  Journal
Agric Biol Chem 50:1527-1531 (1986)
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 3.4.17.6
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 3.4.17.6
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 3.4.17.6
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 3.4.17.6
CAS: 37288-70-3

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