Aliphatic nitrilase

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Aliphatic nitrilase

(Science: enzyme) acts on aliphatic nitriles such as acrylonitrile, crotononitrile and glutaronitrile, forming a carboxylic acid _ nh3; amino acid sequence given in first source

registry number: EC 3.5.5.-

Synonym: rhodococcus rhodochrous k22 nitrilase, acrylonitrile nitrilase, glutaronitrile nitrilase