KEGG   ENZYME: 1.1.3.7Help
Entry
EC 1.1.3.7                  Enzyme                                 

Name
aryl-alcohol oxidase;
aryl alcohol oxidase;
veratryl alcohol oxidase;
arom. alcohol oxidase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the CH-OH group of donors;
With oxygen as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
aryl-alcohol:oxygen oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
an aromatic primary alcohol + O2 = an aromatic aldehyde + H2O2 [RN:R01491]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
aromatic primary alcohol [CPD:C03485];
O2 [CPD:C00007]
Product
aromatic aldehyde [CPD:C00193];
H2O2 [CPD:C00027]
Comment
Oxidizes many primary alcohols containing an aromatic ring; best substrates are (2-naphthyl)methanol and 3-methoxybenzyl alcohol.
History
EC 1.1.3.7 created 1965
Reference
1  [PMID:13821599]
  Authors
FARMER VC, HENDERSON ME, RUSSELL JD.
  Title
Aromatic-alcohol-oxidase activity in the growth medium of Polystictus versicolor.
  Journal
Biochem. J. 74 (1960) 257-62.
  Organism
Polystictus versicolor
Other DBs
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CAS: 
9028-77-7

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