IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-glutamate oxidase

Reaction: D-glutamate + H2O + O2 = 2-oxoglutarate + NH3 + H2O2

Other name(s): D-glutamic oxidase; D-glutamic acid oxidase

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

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37255-41-7


1. Rocca, E. and Ghiretti, F. Purification and properties of D-glutamic acid oxidase from Octopus vulgaris Lam. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 77 (1958) 336-349.

2. Urich, K. [D-Glutamate oxidase from the antennal gland of the crayfish Oronectes limosus: purification and characterization]. Z. Naturforsch. B 23 (1968) 1508-1511. [PMID: 4387700]

[EC created 1972]

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