Enzyme Details

 EC Classification 4.2.1.84
 Enzyme name
(recommended)
nitrile hydratase
 Alternative names nitrilase (ambiguous)
aliphatic-amide hydro-lyase (nitrile-forming)
3-cyanopyridine hydratase
NHase
L-NHase
H-NHase
acrylonitrile hydratase
aliphatic nitrile hydratase
nitrile hydro-lyase
 Classification
Lyases
Carbon-oxygen lyases
Hydro-lyases
 Catalyses reactions
Aliphatic amide <-> H2O + Nitrile
Monocarboxylic acid amide <-> H2O + Nitrile
Indole-3-acetamide <-> H2O + 3-Indoleacetonitrile
Acrylamide <-> H2O + Acrylonitrile
H2O + Benzonitrile <-> Benzamide
H2O + Methacrylonitrile <-> Methacrylamide
 External links Expasy
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IntEnz (EBI)
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