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Accepted name
L-arginine oxidase
L-arginine + H2O + O2 = 5-guanidino-2-oxopentanoate + NH3 + H2O2
Systematic name
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.
created 2017
EC Tree created 1972, deleted 1984 created 2000, deleted 2003 proposed 2000