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Information on EC 3.5.5.1 - nitrilase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.5 Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds
             3.5.5 In nitriles
                3.5.5.1 nitrilase
IUBMB Comments
Acts on a wide range of aromatic nitriles including (indol-3-yl)acetonitrile, and also on some aliphatic nitriles, and on the corresponding acid amides. cf. EC 4.2.1.84 nitrile hydratase.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
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Synonyms
nitrilase 1, cyc705, nitrilase bll6402, nitrile aminohydrolase, benzonitrilase a, nitrilase i, acetonitrilase, bll6402, benzonitrilase b, nitrilase atnit1, more
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a nitrile + 2 H2O = a carboxylate + NH3
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