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Information on EC 3.2.2.9 - adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase

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     3 Hydrolases
         3.2 Glycosylases
             3.2.2 Hydrolysing N-glycosyl compounds
                3.2.2.9 adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase
IUBMB Comments
Also acts on S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine to give adenine and S-methyl-5-thioribose (cf. EC 3.2.2.16, methylthioadenosine nucleosidase).
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
Synonyms
(adoHcy)/methylthioadenosine nucleosidase, 5'-methyladenosine nucleosidase, 5'-methylthioadenosine nucleosidase, 5'-methylthioadenosine nucleosidases, 5'-methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine, 5'-methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase, 5'-methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase 2, 5-methylthioadenosine/S-adenosylhomocysteine nucleosidase, adenosylhomocysteine/methylthioadenosine nucleosidase, adoHcy/MeSAdo nucleosidase, more
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REACTION DIAGRAM
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LITERATURE
S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + H2O = S-(5-deoxy-D-ribos-5-yl)-L-homocysteine + adenine
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