- (S)-ureidoglycolate + H2O [math]\rightleftharpoons[/math] glyoxylate + 2 NH3 + CO2
This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, those acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds other than peptide bonds, specifically in linear amidines. The systematic name of this enzyme class is (S)-ureidoglycolate amidohydrolase (decarboxylating). This enzyme participates in purine metabolism.
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