EC - D-amino-acid oxidase

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Accepted name:
D-amino-acid oxidase
Other names:
L-amino acid:O2 oxidoreductase
new yellow enzyme
ophio-amino-acid oxidase
Systematic name:
D-amino-acid:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)




A flavoprotein (FAD). Wide specificity for D-amino acids. Also acts on glycine.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00573
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003884
CAS Registry Number: 9000-88-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (16) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Dixon, M. and Kleppe, K.
    D-Amino acid oxidase. I. Dissociation and recombination of the haloenzyme.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 96: 357-367 (1965).
  2. Dixon, M. and Kleppe, K.
    D-Amino acid oxidase. II. Specificity, competitive inhibition and reaction sequence.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 96: 368-382 (1965).
  3. Dixon, M. and Kleppe, K.
    D-Amino acid oxidase. III. Effect of pH.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 96: 383-389 (1965).
  4. Massey, V., Palmer, G. and Bennett, R.
    The purification and some properties of D-amino acid oxidase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 48: 1-9 (1961).
  5. Meister, A. and Wellner, D.
    Flavoprotein amino acid oxidase.
    In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.) The Enzymes, 2nd ed. vol. 7, Academic Press, New York, 1963, 609-648

[EC created 1961]