IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: pyridoxine 4-oxidase

Reaction: pyridoxine + O2 = pyridoxal + H2O2

Other name(s): pyridoxin 4-oxidase; pyridoxol 4-oxidase

Systematic name: pyridoxine:oxygen 4-oxidoreductase

Comments: A flavoprotein. Can also use 2,6-dichloroindophenol as an acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 37250-82-1


1. Sundaram, T.K. and Snell, E.E. The bacterial oxidation of vitamin B6. V. The enzymatic formation of pyridoxal and isopyridoxal from pyridoxine. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 2577-2584. [PMID: 5769992]

[EC created 1972, modified 1976]

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