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Entry
EC 1.2.3.6                  Enzyme                                 

Name
pyruvate oxidase (CoA-acetylating)
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the aldehyde or oxo group of donors;
With oxygen as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
pyruvate:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase (CoA-acetylating)
Reaction(IUBMB)
pyruvate + CoA + O2 = acetyl-CoA + CO2 + H2O2 [RN:R00211]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
pyruvate [CPD:C00022];
CoA [CPD:C00010];
O2 [CPD:C00007]
Product
acetyl-CoA [CPD:C00024];
CO2 [CPD:C00011];
H2O2 [CPD:C00027]
Comment
A flavoprotein (FAD). May be identical with EC 1.2.7.1 pyruvate synthase.
History
EC 1.2.3.6 created 1976
Pathway
Pyruvate metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:13076]
  Authors
Reeves RE, Warren LG, Susskind B, Lo HS.
  Title
An energy-conserving pyruvate-to-acetate pathway in Entamoeba histolytica. Pyruvate synthase and a new acetate thiokinase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 252 (1977) 726-31.
  Organism
Entamoeba histolytica
Reference
2  [PMID:167776]
  Authors
Takeuchi T, Weinbach EC, Diamond LS.
  Title
Pyruvate oxidase (CoA acetylating) in Entamoeba histolytica.
  Journal
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 65 (1975) 591-6.
  Organism
Entamoeba histolytica
Other DBs
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CAS: 
62213-57-4

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