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Accepted name: N-methyl-L-amino-acid oxidase
Reaction: an N-methyl-L-amino acid + H2O + O2 = an L-amino acid + formaldehyde + H2O2
Other name(s): N-methylamino acid oxidase; demethylase
Systematic name: N-methyl-L-amino-acid:oxygen oxidoreductase (demethylating)
Comments: A flavoprotein.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9029-23-6
1.  Moritani, M. Demethylase. IV. Kinetics and reaction mechanism. Hukuoka Acta Med. 43 (1952) 651–658.
2.  Moritani, M. Demethylase. V. Specificity and its relation to amino acid oxidase. Hukuoka Acta Med. 43 (1952) 731–735.
3.  Moritani, M., Tung, T.-C., Fujii, S., Mito, H., Izumika, N., Kenmochi, K. and Hirohata, R. Specificity of rabbit kidney demethylase. J. Biol. Chem. 209 (1954) 485–492. [PMID: 13192101]
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