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  1. formamidase(Noun)

    An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of formylkynurenine to kynurenine and formate during the metabolism of tryptophan


  1. Formamidase

    In enzymology, a formamidase is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are formamide and H2O, whereas its two products are formate and NH3. This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, those acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds other than peptide bonds, specifically in linear amides. The systematic name of this enzyme class is formamide amidohydrolase. This enzyme participates in glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism and nitrogen metabolism.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of formamidase in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of formamidase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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