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Entry
EC 3.5.1.64                 Enzyme                                 

Name
Nalpha-benzyloxycarbonylleucine hydrolase;
benzyloxycarbonylleucine hydrolase;
Nalpha-benzyloxycarbonyl amino acid urethane hydrolase IV;
alpha-N-benzyloxycarbonyl-L-leucine urethanehydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds;
In linear amides
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
Nalpha-benzyloxycarbonyl-L-leucine urethanehydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
Nalpha-benzyloxycarbonyl-L-leucine + H2O = benzyl alcohol + CO2 + L-leucine [RN:R02552]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
Nalpha-benzyloxycarbonyl-L-leucine;
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
benzyl alcohol [CPD:C00556];
CO2 [CPD:C00011];
L-leucine [CPD:C00123]
Comment
Also acts on Nalpha-t-butoxycarbonyl-L-leucine, and, more slowly, on the corresponding derivatives of L-aspartate, L-methionine, L-glutamate and L-alanine. cf. EC 3.5.1.58 N-benzyloxycarbonylglycine hydrolase.
History
EC 3.5.1.64 created 1989
Reference
1
  Authors
Matsumura, E., Shin, T., Murao, S., Sakaguchi, M. and Kawano, T.
  Title
A novel enzyme, Nalpha-benzyloxycarbonyl amino acid urethane hydrolase IV.
  Journal
Agric Biol Chem 49:3643-3645 (1985)
Other DBs
ExplorEnz - The Enzyme Database: 3.5.1.64
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature: 3.5.1.64
ExPASy - ENZYME nomenclature database: 3.5.1.64
BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 3.5.1.64
CAS: 100630-47-5

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