carbon-nitrogen lyase activity Gene Set

Dataset GO Molecular Function Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type molecular function
Description Catalysis of the release of ammonia or one of its derivatives, with the formation of a double bond or ring. Enzymes with this activity may catalyze the actual elimination of the ammonia, amine or amide, e.g. CH-CH(-NH-R) = C=CH- + NH2-R. Others, however, catalyze elimination of another component, e.g. water, which is followed by spontaneous reactions that lead to breakage of the C-N bond, e.g. L-serine ammonia-lyase (EC:, so that the overall reaction is C(-OH)-CH(-NH2) = CH2-CO- + NH3, i.e. an elimination with rearrangement. The sub-subclasses of EC:4.3 are the ammonia-lyases (EC:4.3.1), lyases acting on amides, amidines, etc. (EC:4.3.2), the amine-lyases (EC:4.3.3), and other carbon-nitrogen lyases (EC:4.3.99). (Gene Ontology, GO_0016840)
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9 genes performing the carbon-nitrogen lyase activity molecular function from the curated GO Molecular Function Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
ADSL adenylosuccinate lyase
APMAP adipocyte plasma membrane associated protein
ASL argininosuccinate lyase
FTCD formimidoyltransferase cyclodeaminase
HAL histidine ammonia-lyase
PAM peptidylglycine alpha-amidating monooxygenase
SDS serine dehydratase
SDSL serine dehydratase-like
SRR serine racemase