Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0008930 - methylthioadenosine nucleosidase activity

Synonyms: 5'-methylthioadenosine nucleosidase activity, MeSAdo nucleosidase activity, methylthioadenosine methylthioribohydrolase activity, MTA nucleosidase activity, S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine adeninehyrolase activity

Definition: Catalysis of the reaction: methylthioadenosine + H2O = adenine + 5-methylthio-D-ribose.

Parent Classes:
GO:0008477 - purine nucleosidase activity

Term Members:
5'-methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase monomer (mtn)

Unification Links: GO:0008930

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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