Coenzyme F420 is a 7,8-didemethyl-8-hydroxy-5-deazariboflavin derivative; methanopterin is a pterin analogue. The enzyme is involved in the formation of methane from CO2 in the methanogen Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus.
EC 18.104.22.168 created 1989 as EC 22.214.171.124, modified 2004, transferred to EC 126.96.36.199 2014
te Brommelstroet BW, Geerts WJ, Keltjens JT, van der Drift C, Vogels GD
Purification and properties of 5,10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin dehydrogenase and 5,10-methylenetetrahydromethanopterin reductase, two coenzyme F420-dependent enzymes, from Methanosarcina barkeri.