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  Domain Name: ML_beta-AS_like
mammalian-like beta-alanine synthase (beta-AS) and similar proteins (class 5 nitrilases). This family includes mammalian-like beta-AS (EC, also known as beta-ureidopropionase or N-carbamoyl-beta-alanine amidohydrolase). This enzyme catalyzes the third and final step in the catabolic pyrimidine catabolic pathway responsible for the degradation of uracil and thymine, the hydrolysis of N-carbamyl-beta-alanine and N-carbamyl-beta-aminoisobutyrate to the beta-amino acids, beta-alanine and beta-aminoisobutyrate respectively. This family belongs to a larger nitrilase superfamily comprised of nitrile- or amide-hydrolyzing enzymes and amide-condensing enzymes, which depend on a Glu-Lys-Cys catalytic triad. This superfamily has been classified in the literature based on global and structure based sequence analysis into thirteen different enzyme classes (referred to as 1-13), this subgroup corresponds to class 5. Members of this superfamily generally form homomeric complexes, the basic building block of which is a homodimer. Beta-ASs from this subgroup are found in various oligomeric states, dimer (human), hexamer (calf liver), decamer (Arabidopsis and Zea mays), and in the case of Drosophila melanogaster beta-AS, as a homooctamer assembled as a left-handed helical turn, with the possibility of higher order oligomers formed by adding dimers at either end. Rat beta-AS changes its oligomeric state (hexamer, trimer, dodecamer) in response to allosteric effectors. Eukaryotic Saccharomyces kluyveri beta-AS belongs to a different superfamily.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 0
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 2 times on human genes (2 proteins).

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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

Domain Position:  

Feature Name:Total Found:
putative active site
catalytic triad
dimer interface
multimer interface

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Please Cite: Peterson, T.A., Adadey, A., Santana-Cruz ,I., Sun, Y., Winder A, Kann, M.G., (2010) DMDM: Domain Mapping of Disease Mutations. Bioinformatics 26 (19), 2458-2459.

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