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Accepted name
amine oxidase (copper-containing)
RCH2NH2 + H2O + O2 = RCHO + NH3 + H2O2
Other name(s)
diamine oxidase, diamino oxhydrase, histaminase, amine oxidase, monoamine oxidase, amine oxidase (pyridoxal containing), benzylamine oxidase, histamine deaminase, histamine oxidase, Cu-amine oxidase, amine oxygen oxidoreductase, diamine:O2 oxidoreductase (deaminating), semicarbazide-sensitive amine oxidase, SSAO
Systematic name
amine:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating) (copper-containing)
CAS registry number
A group of enzymes including those oxidizing primary monoamines, diamines and histamine. They are copper quinoproteins. One form of EC orotate reductase (NADPH) from rat kidney also catalyses this reaction.
created 1961, modified 1983, modified 1989, deleted 2008
EC Tree created 1972, deleted 1984 created 2000, deleted 2003 proposed 2000