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Information on EC 1.1.3.38 - vanillyl-alcohol oxidase

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     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.1 Acting on the CH-OH group of donors
             1.1.3 With oxygen as acceptor
                1.1.3.38 vanillyl-alcohol oxidase
IUBMB Comments
Vanillyl-alcohol oxidase from Penicillium simplicissimum contains covalently bound FAD. It converts a wide range of 4-hydroxybenzyl alcohols and 4-hydroxybenzylamines into the corresponding aldehydes. The allyl group of 4-allylphenols is also converted into the -CH=CH-CH2OH group.
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria
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4-allylphenol oxidase, 4-hydroxy-2-methoxybenzyl alcohol oxidase, Aryl-alcohol oxidase, Oxidase, vanillyl alcohol, vanillyl-alcohol oxidase, VAO, more
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Vanillyl alcohol + O2 = vanillin + H2O2
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