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Accepted name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine hydrolase (L-homoserine-forming)
Reaction: S-adenosyl-L-methionine + H2O = L-homoserine + S-methyl-5′-thioadenosine
Glossary: S-methyl-L-methionine sulfonium salt = (S)-3-amino-3-carboxypropyldi(methyl)sulfonium salt
Other name(s): S-adenosylmethionine cleaving enzyme; methylmethionine-sulfonium-salt hydrolase; adenosylmethionine lyase; adenosylmethionine hydrolase; S-adenosylmethionine hydrolase; S-adenosyl-L-methionine hydrolase
Systematic name: S-adenosyl-L-methionine hydrolase (L-homoserine-forming)
Comments: Also hydrolyses S-methyl-L-methionine to dimethyl sulfide and homoserine. cf. EC, S-adenosyl-L-methionine hydrolase (adenosine-forming).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 37288-62-3
1.  Mazelis, M., Levin, B. and Mallinson, N. Decomposition of methyl methionine sulfonium salts by a bacterial enzyme. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 105 (1965) 106–114. [PMID: 5849106]
[EC created 1972, modified 1976, modified 2018]

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