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Type_substrate Report for: Kynurenine

l-Kynurenine is a metabolite of the amino acid l-tryptophan. Kynurenine formamidase (EC: catalyses the hydrolysis of N-formyl-L-kynurenine to L-kynurenine, the second step in the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan degradation. It is required for elimination of toxic metabolites
See also this moiety in type of inhibitors: Kynurenine

SubstrateMain targeted enzyme familiesTypeStructure
N-formylkynurenineKynurenine-formamidase Kynurenine | Oxobutanoate

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