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Information on EC 1.1.3.38 - vanillyl-alcohol oxidase

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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.

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

Synonyms
vao, vanillyl-alcohol oxidase, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
Vanillyl alcohol + O2 = vanillin + H2O2
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