beta-ureidopropionate + H2O => beta-alanine + NH4+ + CO2

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-73591
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
Synonyms
conversion of 3-ureidopropionate to beta-alanine
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Cytosolic 3-ureidopropionase catalyzes the reaction of 3-ureidopropionate and water to form beta-alanine, CO2, and NH3 (van Kuilenberg et al. 2004).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
15385443 beta-Ureidopropionase deficiency: an inborn error of pyrimidine degradation associated with neurological abnormalities

van Lenthe, H, van Gennip, AH, Zoetekouw, L, Ribes, A, van Kuilenberg, AB, Beke, E, van Cruchten, A, Meinsma, R, Hoffmann, GF, Wevers, RA, Kulik, W, Busch, R, Mayatepek, E, Rutsch, F, Voit, T, Assmann, B, Abeling, NG, Lorente, I, Stroomer, AE

Hum Mol Genet 2004
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Catalyst Activity

beta-ureidopropionase activity of UPB1:Zn2+ [cytosol]

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Rhea
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