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Accepted name
methylamine dehydrogenase (amicyanin)
methylamine + H2O + 2 amicyanin = formaldehyde + NH3 + 2 reduced amicyanin
Other name(s)
amine dehydrogenase, primary-amine dehydrogenase, amine: (acceptor) oxidoreductase (deaminating), primary-amine:(acceptor) oxidoreductase (deaminating)
Systematic name
methylamine:amicyanin oxidoreductase (deaminating)
Contains tryptophan tryptophylquinone (TTQ) cofactor. The enzyme oxidizes aliphatic monoamines and diamines, histamine and ethanolamine, but not secondary and tertiary amines, quaternary ammonium salts or aromatic amines.
created 1978 as EC, modified 1986, transferred 2011 to EC, transferred 2011 to EC
EC Tree created 1972, deleted 1984 created 2000, deleted 2003 proposed 2000