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Information on EC 3.5.2.6 - beta-lactamase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.5 Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds
             3.5.2 In cyclic amides
                3.5.2.6 beta-lactamase
IUBMB Comments
A group of enzymes of varying specificity hydrolysing beta-lactams; some act more rapidly on penicillins, some more rapidly on cephalosporins. The latter were formerly listed as EC 3.5.2.8, cephalosporinase.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
ACT-3, ALI-1, Ambler class A beta-lactamase, AmpC, AmpC beta-lactamase, AmpC beta-lactamases M19, AmpC beta-lactamases M29, AmpC beta-lactamases M37, AmpC M19, AmpC M29, more
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LITERATURE
a beta-lactam + H2O = a substituted beta-amino acid
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