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Information on EC 3.5.5.7 - Aliphatic nitrilase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.5 Acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds, other than peptide bonds
             3.5.5 In nitriles
                3.5.5.7 Aliphatic nitrilase
IUBMB Comments
Preferentially hydrolyses aliphatic nitriles, some of which are apparently not substrates for other known nitrilases (EC 3.5.5.1). Substrates include crotononitrile, acrylonitrile and glutaronitrile.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea
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Synonyms
nitrile hydratase/amidase, nitpf5, more
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LITERATURE
R-CN + 2 H2O = R-COOH + NH3
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