|Superclasses:||Reactions Classified By Conversion Type → Simple Reactions → Chemical Reactions|
|Reactions Classified By Substrate → Small-Molecule Reactions|
EC Number: 220.127.116.11
Enzymes and Genes:
|Rhodococcus rhodochrous :||nitrile hydratase
In Pathway: aldoxime degradation
Note that this reaction equation differs from the official Enzyme Commission reaction equation for this EC number, which can be found here .
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: nitrile hydratase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: nitrilase (ambiguous), 3-cyanopyridine hydratase, NHase, L-NHase, H-NHase, acrylonitrile hydratase, aliphatic nitrile hydratase, nitrile hydro-lyase
Standard Gibbs Free Energy (ΔrG'° in kcal/mol): 4.977001 [Latendresse13]
Enzyme Commission Summary:
Acts on short-chain aliphatic nitriles, converting them into the corresponding amides. Does not act on these amides or on aromatic nitriles. cf. EC 18.104.22.168 nitrilase.
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