IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-aspartate oxidase

Reaction: D-aspartate + H2O + O2 = oxaloacetate + NH3 + H2O2

Other name(s): aspartic oxidase; D-aspartic oxidase

Systematic name: D-aspartate:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9029-20-3


1. Dixon, M. and Kenworthy, P. D-Aspartate oxidase of kidney. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 146 (1967) 54-76. [PMID: 6060479]

2. Still, J.L., Buell, M.V., Knox, W.E. and Green, D.E. Studies on the cyclophorase system. VII. D-Aspartic oxidase. J. Biol. Chem. 179 (1949) 831-837.

3. Still, J.L. and Sperling, E.On the prosthetic group of the D-aspartic oxidase. J. Biol. Chem. 182 (1950) 585-589.

[EC created 1961]

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