IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyclopentanone monooxygenase

Reaction: cyclopentanone + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 5-valerolactone + NADP+ + H2O

Other name(s): cyclopentanone oxygenase

Systematic name: cyclopentanone,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (5-hydroxylating, lactonizing)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37364-15-1


1. Griffin, M. and Trudgill, P.W. The metabolism of cyclopentanol by Pseudomonas N.C.I.B. 9872. Biochem. J. 129 (1972) 595-603. [PMID: 4349113]

2. Griffin, M. and Trudgill, P.W. Purification and properties of cyclopentanone oxygenase of Pseudomonas NCIB 9872. Eur. J. Biochem. 63 (1976) 199-209. [PMID: 4313]

[EC created 1976]

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