IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: β-alanyl-CoA ammonia-lyase

Reaction: β-alanyl-CoA = acryloyl-CoA + NH3

Other name(s): β-alanyl coenzyme A ammonia-lyase; β-alanyl-CoA ammonia-lyase

Systematic name: β-alanyl-CoA ammonia-lyase (acryloyl-CoA-forming)

Comments: The reaction has only been demonstrated in the direction of addition of ammonia.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9024-29-7


1. Stadtman, E.R. The enzymic synthesis of β-alanyl coenzyme A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 77 (1955) 5765-5766.

[EC created 1965]

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