IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pyridoxal oxidase

Reaction: pyridoxal + H2O + O2 = 4-pyridoxate + (?)

For diagram of reaction click here.

Systematic name: pyridoxal:oxygen 4-oxidoreductase

Comments: A molybdenum protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 76415-81-1


1. Hanly, E.W. Preliminary characterization and physical properties of pyridoxal oxidase activity from Drosophila melanogaster. Mol. Gen. Genet. 180 (1980) 455-462.

2. Warner, C.K., Watts, D.T. and Finnerty, V. Molybdenum hydroxylases in Drosophila. I. Preliminary studies of pyridoxal oxidase. Mol. Gen. Genet. 180 (1980) 449-453.

[EC created 1984]

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