IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cyclohexylamine oxidase

Reaction: cyclohexylamine + O2 + H2O = cyclohexanone + NH3 + H2O2

Systematic name: cyclohexylamine:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD). Some other cyclic amines can act instead of cyclohexylamine, but not simple aliphatic and aromatic amides.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD , CAS registry number: 63116-97-2


1. Tokieda, T., Niimura, T., Takamura, F. and Yamaha, T. Purification and some properties of cyclohexylamine oxidase from a Pseudomonas sp. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 81 (1977) 851-858. [PMID: 18451]

[EC created 1978]

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