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Information on EC 4.2.1.84 - nitrile hydratase

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IUBMB Comments

Acts on short-chain aliphatic nitriles, converting them into the corresponding amides. Does not act on these amides or on aromatic nitriles. cf. EC 3.5.5.1 nitrilase.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota, Archaea

Synonyms
nhase, nitrile hydratase, nilco, l-nhase, h-nhase, co-type nhase, cobalt-containing nitrile hydratase, fe-nhase, ctnhase, anhase, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
an aliphatic amide = a nitrile + H2O
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