IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: AMP nucleosidase

Reaction: AMP + H2O = D-ribose 5-phosphate + adenine

Other name(s): adenylate nucleosidase; adenosine monophosphate nucleosidase

Systematic name: AMP phosphoribohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-45-0


1. Hurwitz, J., Heppel, L.A. and Horecker, B.L. The enzymatic cleavage of adenylic acid to adenine and ribose 5-phosphate. J. Biol. Chem. 226 (1957) 525-540.

[EC created 1961]

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