Succinyl-diaminopimelate desuccinylase

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succinyl-diaminopimelate desuccinylase
Identifiers
EC number3.5.1.18
CAS number9024-94-6
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum
Gene OntologyAmiGO / QuickGO

In enzymology, a succinyl-diaminopimelate desuccinylase (EC 3.5.1.18) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

N-succinyl-LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate + H2O succinate + LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are N-succinyl-LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate and H2O, whereas its two products are succinate and LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate.

This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, those acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds other than peptide bonds, specifically in linear amides. The systematic name of this enzyme class is N-succinyl-LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate amidohydrolase. This enzyme is also called N-succinyl-L-alpha,epsilon-diaminopimelic acid deacylase. This enzyme participates in lysine biosynthesis.

References[edit]

  • Kindler SH, Gilvarg C (December 1960). "N-Succinyl-L-2,6-diaminopimelic acid deacylase". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 235: 3532–5. PMID 13756049.