MetaCyc Reaction:

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

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:

Rhodococcus rhodochrous: nitrile hydrataseInferred 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 direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, 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): 4.977001 kcal/molInferred 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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