amidase


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amidase

[′am·ə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of nonpeptide C=N linkages.
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However, the final bioactivated phosphorothiolate can subsequently block the amidase activation step and thus inhibit further bioactivation, which probably contributes to the relatively low mammalian toxicity of acephate (Mahajna et al.
Also, they found that PEA - also present in foods like eggs and peanuts - is deactivated by a protein called N-acylethanolamine-hydrolyzing acid amidase, which is an enzyme that breaks down molecules controlling cell inflammation.
The protein concentration and amidase activity from different P1G10 fractions used in gastric ulcer experiments was 8.
Two other markers, bladder tumor fibronectin (25) and basic human arginine amidase (26), have also been evaluated, each in a single study.
PNGase F is a broad specificity amidase that liberates high mannose, hybrid and complex N-linked glycans from glycoproteins.