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Accepted name: acetylputrescine deacetylase
Reaction: N-acetylputrescine + H2O = acetate + putrescine
Glossary: putrescine = butane-1,4-diamine
spermidine = N-(3-aminopropyl)butane-1,4-diamine
Systematic name: N-acetylputrescine acetylhydrolase
Comments: The enzyme from Micrococcus luteus also acts on N8-acetylspermidine and acetylcadaverine, but more slowly.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 103679-48-7
1.  Suzuki, O., Ishikawa, Y., Miyazaki, K., Izu, K. and Matsumoto, T. Acetylputrescine deacetylase from Micrococcus luteus K-11. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 882 (1986) 140–142.
[EC created 1989]

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