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Information on EC - primary-amine oxidase

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     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.4 Acting on the CH-NH2 group of donors
             1.4.3 With oxygen as acceptor
       primary-amine oxidase
IUBMB Comments
A group of enzymes that oxidize primary monoamines but have little or no activity towards diamines, such as histamine, or towards secondary and tertiary amines. They are copper quinoproteins (2,4,5-trihydroxyphenylalanine quinone) and, unlike EC, monoamine oxidase, are sensitive to inhibition by carbonyl-group reagents, such as semicarbazide. In some mammalian tissues the enzyme also functions as a vascular-adhesion protein (VAP-1).
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The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Eukaryota, Bacteria, Archaea
Reaction Schemes
vap-1, vascular adhesion protein-1, copper amine oxidase, benzylamine oxidase, bovine serum amine oxidase, plasma amine oxidase, ssao/vap-1, bovine plasma amine oxidase, copper-containing amine oxidase, primary amine oxidase, more
RCH2NH2 + H2O + O2 = RCHO + NH3 + H2O2
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