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Information on EC 1.13.12.9 - phenylalanine 2-monooxygenase

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IUBMB Comments

The reaction shown above is about 80% of the reaction catalysed; the remaining 20% is:

    L-phenylalanine + O2 + H2O = 3-phenylpyruvic acid + ammonia + H2O2

a reaction similar to that of EC 1.4.3.2, L-amino-acid oxidase.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota

Synonyms
propao, paopt, l-phenylalanine oxidase (deaminating and decarboxylating), l-phe oxidase, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
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LITERATURE
L-phenylalanine + O2 = 2-phenylacetamide + CO2 + H2O
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