IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 6-aminohexanoate-cyclic-dimer hydrolase

Reaction: 1,8-diazacyclotetradecane-2,9-dione + H2O = N-(6-aminohexanoyl)-6-aminohexanoate

Systematic name: 1,8-diazacyclotetradecane-2,9-dione lactamhydrolase

Comments: The cyclic dimer of 6-aminohexanoate is converted to the linear dimer.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 60976-29-6


1. Kinoshita, S., Negoro, S., Muramatsu, M., Bisaria, V.S., Sawada, S. and Okada, H. 6-Aminohexanoic acid cyclic dimer hydrolase. A new cyclic amide hydrolase produced by Achromobacter guttatus KI74. Eur. J. Biochem. 80 (1977) 489-495. [PMID: 923591]

[EC created 1983]

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