IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ethanolamine oxidase

Reaction: ethanolamine + H2O + O2 = glycolaldehyde + NH3 + H2O2

Systematic name: ethanolamine:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)

Comments: A cobamide-protein.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9013-00-7


1. Narrod, S.A. and Jakoby, W.B. Metabolism of ethanolamine. An ethanolamine oxidase. J. Biol. Chem. 239 (1964) 2189-2193.

[EC created 1972]

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