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Information on EC - protein-lysine 6-oxidase

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     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.4 Acting on the CH-NH2 group of donors
             1.4.3 With oxygen as acceptor
       protein-lysine 6-oxidase
IUBMB Comments
Also acts on protein 5-hydroxylysine. This enzyme catalyses the final known enzymic step required for collagen and elastin cross-linking in the biosynthesis of normal mature extracellular matrices . These reactions play an important role for the development, elasticity and extensibility of connective tissue. The enzyme is also active on free amines, such as cadaverine or benzylamine [4,5]. Some isoforms can also use [protein]-N(6)-acetyl-L-lysine as substrate deacetamidating the substrate .
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
lysyl oxidase, loxl2, loxl1, loxl4, lox-pp, loxl3, lysyl oxidases, lysyl oxidase-like 1, lysyl oxidase-like 2, lysyl oxidase-like, more
[protein]-L-lysine + O2 + H2O = [protein]-(S)-2-amino-6-oxohexanoate + NH3 + H2O2
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