EC - Sarcosine oxidase

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Accepted name:
sarcosine oxidase
Systematic name:
sarcosine:oxygen oxidoreductase (demethylating)




A flavoprotein (FAD). The flavin is both covalently and non-covalently bound in a molar ratio of 1:1.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008115
CAS Registry Number: 9029-22-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (24) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Hayashi, S., Nakamura, S. and Suzuki, M.
    Corynebacterium sarcosine oxidase: a unique enzyme having covalently-bound and noncovalently-bound flavins.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 96: 924-930 (1980). [PMID: 6158947]
  2. Mori, N., Sano, M., Tani, Y. and Yamada, H.
    Purification and propertie of sarcosine oxidase from Cylindrocarpon didymum M-1.
    Agric. Biol. Chem. 44: 1391-1397 (1980).
  3. Suzuki, M.
    Purification and some properties of sarcosine oxidase from Corynebacterium sp. U-96.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 89: 599-607 (1981). [PMID: 7240129]

[EC created 1961]