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Entry
EC 1.5.3.2                  Enzyme                                 

Name
N-methyl-L-amino-acid oxidase;
N-methylamino acid oxidase;
demethylase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the CH-NH group of donors;
With oxygen as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
N-methyl-L-amino-acid:oxygen oxidoreductase (demethylating)
Reaction(IUBMB)
an N-methyl-L-amino acid + H2O + O2 = an L-amino acid + formaldehyde + H2O2 [RN:R01264]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
N-methyl-L-amino acid [CPD:C03148];
H2O [CPD:C00001];
O2 [CPD:C00007]
Product
L-amino acid [CPD:C00151];
formaldehyde [CPD:C00067];
H2O2 [CPD:C00027]
Comment
A flavoprotein.
History
EC 1.5.3.2 created 1961
Reference
1
  Authors
Moritani, M.
  Title
Demethylase. IV. Kinetics and reaction mechanism.
  Journal
Hukuoka Acta Med. 43 (1952) 651-658.
Reference
2
  Authors
Moritani, M.
  Title
Demethylase. V. Specificity and its relation to amino acid oxidase.
  Journal
Hukuoka Acta Med. 43 (1952) 731-735.
Reference
3  [PMID:13192101]
  Authors
MORITANI M, TUNG TC, FUJII S, MITO H, IZUMIYA N, KENMOCHI K, HIROHATA R.
  Title
Specificity of rabbit kidney demethylase.
  Journal
J. Biol. Chem. 209 (1954) 485-92.
  Organism
Oryctolagus cuniculus
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CAS: 
9029-23-6

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