IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dimethylaniline-N-oxide aldolase

Reaction: N,N-dimethylaniline N-oxide = N-methylaniline + formaldehyde

Other name(s): microsomal oxidase II; microsomal N-oxide dealkylase; N,N-dimethylaniline-N-oxide formaldehyde-lyase

Systematic name: N,N-dimethylaniline-N-oxide formaldehyde-lyase (N-methylaniline-forming)

Comments: Acts on various N,N-dialkylarylamides.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37290-58-7


1. Machinist, J.M., Orme-Johnson, W.H. and Ziegler, D.M. Microsomal oxidases. II. Properties of a pork liver microsomal N-oxide dealkylase. Biochemistry 5 (1966) 2939-2943. [PMID: 5961882]

[EC created 1972]

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