IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: succinyl-diaminopimelate desuccinylase

Reaction: N-succinyl-LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate + H2O = succinate + LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate

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Other name(s): N-succinyl-L-α,ε-diaminopimelic acid deacylase

Systematic name: N-succinyl-LL-2,6-diaminoheptanedioate amidohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-94-6


1. Kindler, S.H. and Gilvarg, C. N-Succinyl-L-2,6-diaminopimelic acid deacylase. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 3532-3535.

[EC created 1965]

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