|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 188.8.131.52
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, 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, and some reactions have been computationally balanced for hydrogen by adding free protons. 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): -12.414116 [Latendresse13]
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Also catalyses α-aminoacyl transfer to a number of amine nucleophiles.
Unification Links: KEGG:R04191
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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