EC - L-glutamate oxidase

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Accepted name:
L-glutamate oxidase
Other names:
L-glutamic acid oxidase
glutamate (acceptor) dehydrogenase
glutamate oxidase
glutamic acid oxidase
glutamic dehydrogenase (acceptor)
Systematic name:
L-glutamate:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)




A flavoprotein (FAD).The enzyme from Azotobacter previously listed under this number, which did not produce H2O2, was a crude cell-free extract that probably contained catalase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050025
CAS Registry Number: 39346-34-4


  1. Kusakabe, H., Midorikawa, Y., Fujishima, T., Kuninaka, A. and Yoshino, H.
    Purification and properties of a new enzyme, L-glutamate oxidase, from Streptomyces sp X-119-6 grown on wheat bran.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 47: 1323-1328 (1983).

[EC created 1976, modified 1989]