This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those glycosylases that hydrolyse N-glycosyl compounds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is S-methyl-5'-thioadenosine adeninehyrolase. Other names in common use include 5'-methylthioadenosine nucleosidase, MTA nucleosidase, MeSAdo nucleosidase, and methylthioadenosine methylthioribohydrolase. This enzyme participates in urea cycle and metabolism of amino groups and methionine metabolism.
WIPO ASSIGNS PATENT TO ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF YESHIVA UNIVERSITY, INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH FOR "3-HYDROXYPYRROLIDINE INHIBITORS OF 5'-METHYLTHIOADENOSINE PHOSPHORYLASE AND NUCLEOSIDASE" (NEW ZEALANDER, AMERICAN INVENTORS)
Jan 24, 2011; GENEVA, Jan. 24 -- Publication No. WO/2011/008110 was published on Jan. 20. Title of the invention: "3-HYDROXYPYRROLIDINE...