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Accepted name: allantoicase
Reaction: allantoate + H2O = (S)-ureidoglycolate + urea
For diagram of AMP catabolism, click here
Systematic name: allantoate amidinohydrolase
Comments: Also hydrolyses (R)-ureidoglycolate to glyoxylate and urea.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-21-2
1.  Florkin, M. and Duchateau-Bosson, G. Microdosage photométrique de l’allantoïne en solutions pures et dans l’urine. Enzymologia 9 (1940) 5–9.
2.  Trijbels, F. and Vogels, G.D. Allantoicase and ureidoglycolase in Pseudomonas and Penicillium species. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 118 (1966) 387–395. [PMID: 4960174]
3.  van der Drift, C. and Vogels, G.D. Effect of metal and hydrogen ions on the activity and stability of allantoicase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 198 (1971) 339–352.
4.  's-Gravenmade, E.J., Vogels, G.D. and Van der Drift, C. Hydrolysis, racemization and absolute configuration of ureidoglycolate, a substrate of allantoicase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 198 (1970) 569–582. [DOI] [PMID: 4314237]
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