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GO term:arginase activity
Synonym: arginine amidinase activity
Synonym: arginine transamidinase activity
Synonym: canavanase activity
Synonym: L-arginase activity
Synonym: L-arginine amidinohydrolase activity
GO id:GO:0004053
Definition:Catalysis of the reaction: L-arginine + H2O = L-ornithine + urea.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship


Gene_Ontology
        is-amolecular_function
                is-acatalytic activity
                        is-ahydrolase activity
                                is-ahydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds
                                        is-ahydrolase activity, acting on carbon-nitrogen (but not peptide) bonds, in linear amidines
                                                is-a2,4-dihydroxy-6-(N'-ethyl)amino-1,3,5-triazine aminohydrolase activity
                                                is-a2-chloro-4-hydroxy-6-amino-1,3,5-triazine aminohydrolase activity
                                                is-a5-ureido-4-imidazole carboxylate hydrolase activity
                                                is-aagmatinase activity
                                                is-aagmatine deiminase activity
                                                is-aallantoate deiminase activity
                                                is-aallantoicase activity
                                                is-aamidinoaspartase activity
                                                is-aaminopropylagmatine ureohydrolase activity
                                                is-aammelide aminohydrolase activity
                                                is-aammeline aminohydrolase activity
                                                is-aarginase activity [GO:0004053] (2 genes, 3 annotations)
                                                is-aarginine deiminase activity
                                                is-acreatinase activity
                                                is-aD-arginase activity
                                                is-adeisopropylhydroxyatrazine aminohydrolase activity
                                                is-adiguanidinobutanase activity
                                                is-adimethylargininase activity
                                                is-aformimidoylaspartate deiminase activity
                                                is-aformimidoylglutamase activity
                                                is-aformimidoylglutamate deiminase activity
                                                is-aguanidinoacetase activity
                                                is-aguanidinobutyrase activity
                                                is-aguanidinopropionase activity
                                                is-amethylenediurea deaminase activity
                                                is-amethylguanidinase activity
                                                is-aN-succinylarginine dihydrolase activity
                                                is-aproclavaminate amidinohydrolase activity
                                                is-aprotein-arginine deiminase activity
                                                is-aureidoglycine aminohydrolase activity
                                                is-aureidoglycolate hydrolase activity


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last database update
11/11/2014
MGI 5.20
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