EC - Oxalate oxidase

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Accepted name:
oxalate oxidase
Other names:
aero-oxalo dehydrogenase
oxalic acid oxidase
Systematic name:
oxalate:oxygen oxidoreductase




Contains Mn2+ as a cofactor. The enzyme is not a flavoprotein as had been thought [3].

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00597
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050162
CAS Registry Number: 9031-79-2


  1. Datta, P.K., Meeuse, B.J.D., Engstrom-Heg, V. and Hilal, S.H.
    Moss oxalic acid oxidase - a flavoprotein.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 17 : 602-603 (1955). [PMID: 13250021]
  2. Requena, L. and Bornemann, S.
    Barley (Hordeum vulgare) oxalate oxidase is a manganese-containing enzyme.
    Biochem. J. 343 : 185-190 (1999). [PMID: 10493928]
  3. Kotsira, V.P. and Clonis, Y.D.
    Oxalate oxidase from barley roots: purification to homogeneity and study of some molecular, catalytic, and binding properties.
    Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 340 : 239-249 (1997). [PMID: 9143327]

[EC created 1961]