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Information on EC 3.2.2.1 - purine nucleosidase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.2 Glycosylases
             3.2.2 Hydrolysing N-glycosyl compounds
                3.2.2.1 purine nucleosidase
IUBMB Comments
The enzyme from the bacterium Ochrobactrum anthropi specifically catalyses the irreversible N-riboside hydrolysis of purine nucleosides. Pyrimidine nucleosides, purine and pyrimidine nucleotides, NAD+, NADP+ and nicotinaminde mononucleotide are not substrates .
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria, Archaea
Synonyms
iag-nh, iu-nucleoside hydrolase, iagnh, ribonucleoside hydrolase, ssiag-nh, purine nucleoside hydrolase, purine-specific inosine-adenosine-guanosine nucleoside hydrolase, purine-specific nh, inosine-guanosine nucleoside hydrolase, ig-nh, more
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LITERATURE
a purine nucleoside + H2O = D-ribose + a purine base
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