EC 220.127.116.11 Details
L-arginine + H2O + O2 = 5-guanidino-2-oxopentanoate + NH3 + H2O2
L-arginine:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)
Contains FAD. The enzyme from cyanobacteria can also act on other basic amino acids with lower activity. The enzyme from the bacterium Pseudomonas sp. TPU 7192 is highly specific.
18.104.22.168 created 1972, deleted 1984
22.214.171.124 created 2000, deleted 2003
126.96.36.199 proposed 2000