MetaCyc Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion Type Simple Reactions Chemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By Substrate Small-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Rhodococcus rhodochrous : nitrile hydratase Inferred from experiment : nhhA , nhhB

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 Inferred by computational analysis [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 nitrilase.

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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


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

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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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