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Accepted name: L-lysine-lactamase
Reaction: (S)-2-aminohexano-6-lactam + H2O = L-lysine
Glossary: (S)-2-aminohexano-6-lactam = L-lysine 1,6-lactam
Other name(s): L-α-aminocaprolactam hydrolase; L-lysinamidase; L-lysine-1,6-lactam lactamhydrolase
Systematic name: (S)-2-aminohexano-6-lactam lactamhydrolase
Comments: Also hydrolyses L-lysinamide.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 52652-61-6
1.  Fukumura, T., Talbot, G., Misono, H., Teremura, Y., Kato, K. and Soda, K. Purification and properties of a novel enzyme, L- α-amino-ε-caprolactamase from Cryptococcus laurentii. FEBS Lett. 89 (1978) 298–300. [DOI] [PMID: 26602]
2.  Shvyadas, V.K., Galaev, I.Yu. and Kozlova, E.V. Preparation and characterization of L-α-aminocaprolactam hydrolase from cells of Cryptococcus laurentii. Biochemistry (Moscow) 49 (1984) 1268–1273.
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