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EC 1.13.12.2     
Accepted name: lysine 2-monooxygenase
Reaction: L-lysine + O2 = 5-aminopentanamide + CO2 + H2O
Other name(s): lysine oxygenase; lysine monooxygenase; L-lysine-2-monooxygenase
Systematic name: L-lysine:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)
Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD). Also acts on other diamino acids.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9031-22-5
References:
1.  Nakazawa, T., Hori, K. and Hayaishi, O. Studies on monooxygenases. V. Manifestation of amino acid oxidase activity by L-lysine monooxygenase. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 3439–3444. [PMID: 4624115]
2.  Takeda, H. and Hayaishi, O. Crystalline L-lysine oxygenase. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 2733–2736. [PMID: 5911646]
3.  Takeda, H., Yamamoto, S., Kojima, Y. and Hayaishi, O. Studies on monooxygenases. I. General properties of crystalline L-lysine monooxygenase. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 2935–2941. [PMID: 5772467]
[EC 1.13.12.2 created 1972]
 
 


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