IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: polyvinyl-alcohol oxidase

Reaction: polyvinyl alcohol + O2 = oxidized polyvinyl alcohol + H2O2

Other name(s): dehydrogenase, polyvinyl alcohol; PVA oxidase

Systematic name: polyvinyl-alcohol:oxygen oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 119940-13-5


1. Shimao, M., Nishimura, Y., Kato, N. and Sakazawa, C. Localization of polyvinyl alcohol oxidase produced by a bacterial symbiont Pseudomonas sp strain VM 15C. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 49 (1985) 8-10.

2. Shimao, M., Onishi, S., Kato, N. and Sakazawa, C. Pyrroloquinoline quinone-dependent cytochrome reduction in polyvinyl alcohol-degrading Pseudomonas sp strain VM15C. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 55 (1989) 275-278.

[EC created 1992]

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