EC 1.13.12.8 - Watasenia-luciferin 2-monooxygenase

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EC 1.13.12.8

Names

Accepted name:
Watasenia-luciferin 2-monooxygenase
Other names:
Watasenia-type luciferase
luciferase
Systematic name:
Watasenia-luciferin:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)

Reaction

Comments:

The enzyme may be assayed by measurement of light emission.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050397

References

  1. Inoue, S., Kakoi, H. and Goto, T.
    Squid bioluminescence. III. Isolation and structure of Watasenia luciferin.
    Tetrahedron Lett. 2971-2974 (1976).

[EC 1.13.12.8 created 1982]