Accepted name: N-acylhexosamine oxidase
Reaction: N-acetyl-D-glucosamine + O2 = N-acetyl-D-glucosaminate + H2O2
Other name(s): N-acyl-D-hexosamine oxidase; N-acyl-β-D-hexosamine:oxygen 1-oxidoreductase
Systematic name: N-acyl-D-hexosamine:oxygen 1-oxidoreductase
Comments: Also acts on N-glycolylglucosamine, N-acetylgalactosamine and, more slowly, on N-acetylmannosamine.
1.  Horiuchi, T. Purification and properties of N-acyl-D-hexosamine oxidase from Pseudomonas sp 15-1. Agric. Biol. Chem. 53 (1989) 361–368.
[EC created 1992]

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