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Accepted name: alkylamidase
Reaction: N-methylhexanamide + H2O = hexanoate + methylamine
Systematic name: N-methylhexanamide amidohydrolase
Comments: The enzyme hydrolyses N-monosubstituted and N,N-disubstituted amides, and there is some activity towards primary amides. It has little or no activity towards short-chain substrates.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 62213-19-8
1.  Chen, P.R.S. and Dauterman, W.C. Alkylamidase of sheep liver. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 250 (1971) 216–223. [DOI] [PMID: 5141674]
[EC created 1976]

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