IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 3.2.2.10

Accepted name: pyrimidine-5'-nucleotide nucleosidase

Reaction: a pyrimidine 5'-nucleotide + H2O = D-ribose 5-phosphate + a pyrimidine base

Other name(s): pyrimidine nucleotide N-ribosidase; Pyr5N

Systematic name: pyrimidine-5'-nucleotide phosphoribo(deoxyribo)hydrolase

Comments: Also acts on dUMP, dTMP and dCMP.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9023-31-8

References:

1. Imada, A. Degradation of pyrimidine nucleotides by enzyme systems of Streptomyces. II. Pyrimidine 5'-nucleotide phosphoribo(deoxyribo) hydrolase of Streptomyces virginiae. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 13 (1967) 267-278.

2. Imada, A., Kuno, M. and Igarasi, S. Degradation of pyrimidine nucleotides by enzyme systems of Streptomyces. I. Ribose-5-phosphate formation from pyrimidine nucleotides. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol. 13 (1967) 255-265.

[EC 3.2.2.10 created 1972]


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