4.1.99.5: aldehyde oxygenase (deformylating)

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Reaction

a long-chain aldehyde
+
O2
+ 2 NADPH + 2 H+ = an alkane +
formate
+
H2O
+ 2 NADP+

Synonyms

ADO, aldehyde decarbonylase, aldehyde deformylase, aldehyde deformylating oxygenase, aldehyde-deformylating oxygenase, CAD, cADO, cyanobacterial aldehyde decarbonylase, decarbonylase, More

ECTree

     4 Lyases
         4.1 Carbon-carbon lyases
             4.1.99 Other carbon-carbon lyases
                4.1.99.5 aldehyde oxygenase (deformylating)