EC 1.17.5.2 - Caffeine dehydrogenase

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EC 1.17.5.2

Names

Accepted name:
caffeine dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
caffeine:ubiquinone oxidoreductase

Reactions

Comments:

This enzyme, characterized from the soil bacterium Pseudomonas sp. CBB1, catalyses the incorporation of an oxygen atom originating from a water molecule into position C-8 of caffeine. The enzyme utilizes short-tail ubiquinones as the preferred electron acceptor.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Yu, C. L., Kale, Y., Gopishetty, S., Louie, T. M., Subramanian, M.
    A novel caffeine dehydrogenase in Pseudomonas sp. strain CBB1 oxidizes caffeine to trimethyluric acid.
    J. Bacteriol. 190: 772-776 (2008). [PMID: 17981969]

[EC 1.17.5.2 created 2010]