Term Information [More information on amidase activity]

Accession
GO:0004040
Name
amidase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
N-acetylaminohydrolase activity, acetamidase activity, acylamidase activity, acylamide amidohydrolase activity, acylase activity, amidohydrolase activity, fatty acylamidase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: a monocarboxylic acid amide + H2O = a monocarboxylate + NH3. Source: EC:3.5.1.4
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004040 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of amidase activity (GO:0004040)
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amidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
amidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
amidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
amidase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds (GO:0016810)
amidase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in linear amides (GO:0016811)

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EC
3.5.1.4
MetaCyc
AMIDASE-RXN
UM-BBD_enzymeID
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