arylformamidasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the conversion of n-formyl-l-kynurenine and water to formate and l-kynurenine. It also acts on other aromatic formylamines. (enzyme nomenclature, 1992)

Chemical name: Aryl-formylamine amidohydrolase

Registry number: EC 3.5.1.9

(12 Dec 1998)