MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.

Most BioCyc compounds have been protonated to a reference pH value of 7.3. Please see the PGDB Concepts Guide for more information.

Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: α-amino-acid esterase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: α-amino acid ester hydrolase

Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG in kcal/mol): -12.414116Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also catalyses α-aminoacyl transfer to a number of amine nucleophiles.

Citations: [Takahashi74]

Unification Links: KEGG:R04191

Relationship Links: BRENDA:EC:, ENZYME:EC:, IUBMB-ExplorEnz:EC:


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

Takahashi74: Takahashi T, Yamazaki Y, Kato K (1974). "Substrate specificity of an alpha-amino acid ester hydrolase produced by Acetobacter turbidans A.T.C.C. 9325." Biochem J 137(3);497-503. PMID: 4424889

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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