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Information on EC 3.5.3.23 - N-succinylarginine dihydrolase

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Arginine, N2-acetylarginine and N2-glutamylarginine do not act as substrates . This is the second enzyme in the arginine succinyltransferase (AST) pathway for the catabolism of arginine . This pathway converts the carbon skeleton of arginine into glutamate, with the concomitant production of ammonia and conversion of succinyl-CoA into succinate and CoA. The five enzymes involved in this pathway are EC 2.3.1.109 (arginine N-succinyltransferase), EC 3.5.3.23 (N-succinylarginine dihydrolase), EC 2.6.1.81 (succinylornithine transaminase), EC 1.2.1.71 (succinylglutamate semialdehyde dehydrogenase) and EC 3.5.1.96 (succinylglutamate desuccinylase).
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
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AruB, AstB, SADH, more
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N2-succinyl-L-arginine + 2 H2O = N2-succinyl-L-ornithine + 2 NH3 + CO2
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