Term Information [More information on arginase activity]

Accession
GO:0004053
Name
arginase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
L-arginase activity, L-arginine amidinohydrolase activity, arginine amidinase activity, arginine transamidinase activity, canavanase activity
Definition
Catalysis of the reaction: L-arginine + H2O = L-ornithine + urea. Source: EC:3.5.3.1
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004053 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
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Ancestors of arginase activity (GO:0004053)
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arginase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
arginase activity [Inferred part_of relation] part_of (inferred) metabolic process (GO:0008152)
arginase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
arginase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
arginase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
arginase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds (GO:0016810)
arginase activity [is_a relation] is_a  hydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in linear amidines (GO:0016813)

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