Catalyzes the hydrolysis of N-formyl-L-kynurenine to L-kynurenine, the second step in the kynurenine pathway of tryptophan degradation. Kynurenine may be further oxidized to nicotinic acid, NAD(H) and NADP(H). Required for elimination of toxic metabolites.
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Protein Aliases: AFMID; Arylformamidase; FKF; formylkynureninase; KF; KFA; KFase; Kynurenine formamidase; N-formylkynurenine formamidase; probable arylformamidase
Gene Aliases: 9030621K19Rik; AFMID; Ammd; FKF; formylase; KF; KFA