EC - Acyl-CoA oxidase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
acyl-CoA oxidase
Other names:
acyl coenzyme A oxidase
fatty acyl-CoA oxidase
fatty acyl-coenzyme A oxidase
Systematic name:
acyl-CoA:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase




A flavoprotein (FAD). Acts on CoA derivatives of fatty acids with chain lengths from 8 to 18.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003997
CAS Registry Number: 61116-22-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (45) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Kawaguchi, A., Tsubotani, S., Seyama, Y., Yamakawa, T., Osumi, T., Hashimoto, T., Kikuchi, T., Ando, M. and Okuda, S.
    Stereochemistry of dehydrogenation catalyzed by acyl-CoA oxidase.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 88 : 1481-1486 (1980). [PMID: 7462191]
  2. Osumi, T., Hashimoto, T. and Ui, N.
    Purification and properties of acyl-CoA oxidase from rat liver.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 87 : 1735-1746 (1980). [PMID: 7400120]

[EC created 1986]