IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: oximinotransferase

Reaction: pyruvate oxime + acetone = pyruvate + acetone oxime

Other name(s): transoximinase; oximase; pyruvate-acetone oximinotransferase; transoximase

Systematic name: pyruvate-oxime:acetone oximinotransferase

Comments: Acetaldehyde can act instead of acetone; D-glucose oxime can act instead of pyruvate oxime.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9030-49-3


1. Yamafuji, K. and Eto, M. Chromatographic study of transoximase. Enzymologia 16 (1954) 247-255.

2. Yamafuji, K., Omura, H. and Miura, K. On the transoximase. Enzymologia 16 (1953) 75-80.

3. Yamafuji, K., Shimamura, M. and Omura, H. Measurement of transoximase action. Enzymologia 17 (1956) 359-362.

[EC created 1961]

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