IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-sorbose oxidase

Reaction: L-sorbose + O2 = 5-dehydro-D-fructose + H2O2

Systematic name: L-sorbose:oxygen 5-oxidoreductase

Comments: Also acts on D-glucose, D-galactose and D-xylose, but not on D-fructose. 2,6-Dichloroindophenol can act as acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37250-81-0


1. Yamada, Y., Iizuka, K., Aida, K. and Uemura, T. Enzymatic studies on the oxidation of sugar and sugar alcohol. 3. Purification and properties of L-sorbose oxidase from Trametes sanguinea. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 62 (1967) 223-229. [PMID: 5586487]

[EC created 1972]

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