IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: formyltetrahydrofolate deformylase

Reaction: 10-formyltetrahydrofolate + H2O = formate + tetrahydrofolate

For diagram of reaction click here.

Systematic name: 10-formyltetrahydrofolate amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-08-5


1. Huennekens, F.M. Enzymatic deacylation of N10-formyltetrahydrofolic acid. Fed. Proc. 16 (1957) 199 only.

[EC created 1961]

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