- (R)-6-hydroxynicotine + H2O + O2 1-(6-hydroxypyridin-3-yl)-4-(methylamino)butan-1-one + H2O2
This enzyme belongs to the family of oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the CH-NH group of donors with oxygen as acceptor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is (R)-6-hydroxynicotine:oxygen oxidoreductase. Other names in common use include D-6-hydroxynicotine oxidase, and 6-hydroxy-D-nicotine oxidase. It employs one cofactor, FAD.
- IUBMB entry for 126.96.36.199
- BRENDA references for 188.8.131.52 (Recommended.)
- PubMed references for 184.108.40.206
- PubMed Central references for 220.127.116.11
- Google Scholar references for 18.104.22.168
- Bruhmuller M, Mohler H, Decker K (1972). "Covalently bound flavin in D-6-hydroxynicotine oxidase from Arthrobacter oxidans. Purification and properties of D-6-hydroxynicotine oxidase". Eur. J. Biochem. 29: 143&ndash, 51. PMID 4628374.
- Decker K, Bleeg H (1965). "Induction and purification of stereospecific nicotine oxidizing enzymes from Arthrobacter oxidans". Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 105: 313&ndash, 24. PMID 5849820.
- The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is 37233-46-8.