MetaCyc Enzyme: allantoicase

Gene: puuF Accession Number: G-2245 (MetaCyc)

Species: Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Gene-Reaction Schematic: ?

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Enzymatic reaction of: allantoicase

Synonyms: allantoate amidinohydrolase

EC Number:

allantoate + H2O <=> S-ureidoglycolate + urea

The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

The reaction is favored in the direction shown.

In Pathways: allantoin degradation to glyoxylate I

Inhibitors (Competitive): S-ureidoglycolate [Trijbels66]

Inhibitors (Unknown Mechanism): Hg2+ [Trijbels66] , Cu2+ [Trijbels66]

pH(opt): 7.2 [Trijbels66]


Trijbels66: Trijbels F, Vogels GD (1966). "Allantoicase and ureidoglycolase in Pseudomonas and Penicillium species." Biochim Biophys Acta 118(2);387-95. PMID: 4960174

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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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