_EC 1.1.3.8 L-gulonolactone oxidase. 0 PDB entries  
EC 1.-.-.- Oxidoreductases. [8,663 PDB entries]
EC 1.1.-.- Acting on the CH-OH group of donors. [1,873 PDB entries]
EC 1.1.3.- With oxygen as acceptor. [120 PDB entries]
EC 1.1.3.8 L-gulonolactone oxidase. [-]    

Pathway: Mammalian Ascorbic Acid Biosynthesis
Reaction: L-gulono-1,4-lactone + O(2) = L-ascorbate + H(2)O(2).
 


L-gulono-1,4-lactone
+
O(2)
=
L-ascorbate
+
H(2)O(2)
Molecule diagrams generated from .mol files obtained from the KEGG ftp site.

Other name(s): Glo. L-gulono-gamma-lactone oxidase.
Cofactor(s): Fad.
 

FAD
Molecule diagrams generated from .mol files obtained from the KEGG ftp site.
Comments: The product spontaneously isomerizes to L-ascorbate. While most higher animals can synthesize ascorbic acid, primates and guinea pigs cannot.
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There are no PDB entries in enzyme class E.C.1.1.3.8