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Entry
EC 1.8.3.4                  Enzyme                                 

Name
methanethiol oxidase;
methylmercaptan oxidase;
methyl mercaptan oxidase;
(MM)-oxidase;
MT-oxidase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on a sulfur group of donors;
With oxygen as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
methanethiol:oxygen oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
methanethiol + O2 + H2O = formaldehyde + hydrogen sulfide + H2O2 [RN:R01851]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
methanethiol [CPD:C00409];
O2 [CPD:C00007];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
formaldehyde [CPD:C00067];
hydrogen sulfide [CPD:C00283];
H2O2 [CPD:C00027]
History
EC 1.8.3.4 created 1990
Pathway
Sulfur metabolism
Reference
1
  Authors
Suylen, G.M.H., Large, P.J., van Dijken, J.P. and Kuenen, J.G.
  Title
Methylmercaptan oxidase, a key enzyme in the metabolism of methylated sulphur compounds by Hyphomicrobium EG.
  Journal
J. Gen. Microbiol. 133 (1987) 2989-2997.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
289686-00-6

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