The subunit structure of this enzyme has not been reported. The gene encoding the rabbit enzyme has not been cloned.
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| Enzymatic reaction of: N1-acetyl-N2-formyl-5-methoxykynuramine formamidase||thiE
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the direction in which it was curated.
The reaction is favored in the direction shown. In Pathways: superpathway of melatonin degradation
, melatonin degradation III
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Hirata F, Hayaishi O, Tokuyama T, Seno S (1974). "In vitro and in vivo formation of two new metabolites of melatonin." J Biol Chem 249(4);1311-3. PMID: 4814344
hemE Summary: The conversion of N
-formyl-5-methoxykynuramine to N-acetyl-5-methoxykynurenamine
was demonstrated using partially purified rabbit brain formamidase. The substrate was derived enzymatically from radiolabeled
: melatoninSynonyms: N
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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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