EC 1.1.3.7 - Aryl-alcohol oxidase

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EC 1.1.3.7

Names

Accepted name:
aryl-alcohol oxidase
Other names:
arom. alcohol oxidase
aryl alcohol oxidase
veratryl alcohol oxidase
Systematic name:
aryl-alcohol:oxygen oxidoreductase

Reaction

Comments:

Oxidizes many primary alcohols containing an aromatic ring; best substrates are (2-naphthyl)methanol and 3-methoxybenzyl alcohol.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047682
CAS Registry Number: 9028-77-7

References

  1. Farmer, V.C., Henderson, M.E.K. and Russell, J.D.
    Aromatic-alcohol-oxidase activity in the growth medium of Polystictus versicolor.
    Biochem. J. 74: 257-262 (1960).

[EC 1.1.3.7 created 1965]