EC 1.3.3.12 - L-galactonolactone oxidase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature
EC 1.3.3.12

Names

Accepted name:
L-galactonolactone oxidase
Other names:
L-galactono-1,4-lactone oxidase
L-xylono-1,4-lactone oxidase
Systematic name:
L-galactono-1,4-lactone:oxygen 3-oxidoreductase

Reaction

Cofactor

Comments:

A flavoprotein. Acts on the 1,4-lactones of L-galactonic, D-altronic, L-fuconic, D-arabinic and D-threonic acids; not identical with EC 1.1.3.8 L-gulonolactone oxidase. (cf. EC 1.3.2.3 galactonolactone dehydrogenase).

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050024
CAS Registry Number: 69403-13-0

References

  1. Bleeg, H.S. and Christensen, F.
    Biosynthesis of ascorbate in yeast. Purification of L-galactono-1,4-lactone oxidase with properties different from mammalian L-gulonolactone oxidase.
    Eur. J. Biochem. 127: 391-396 (1982). [PMID: 6754380]

[EC 1.3.3.12 created 1984 as EC 1.1.3.24, transferred 2006 to EC 1.3.3.12]