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Information on EC 3.5.1.88 - peptide deformylase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.5 Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds
             3.5.1 In linear amides
                3.5.1.88 peptide deformylase
IUBMB Comments
Requires Fe(II). Also requires at least a dipeptide for an efficient rate of reaction. N-terminal L-methionine is a prerequisite for activity but the enzyme has broad specificity at other positions. Differs in substrate specifity from EC 3.5.1.31 (formylmethionine deformylase).
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
hspdf, pdf-1, polypeptide deformylase, hppdf, pdf1a, pdf1b, pdf-2, tbpdf1, atdef2, lipdf, more
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LITERATURE
formyl-L-methionyl peptide + H2O = formate + methionyl peptide
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