Reaction: a primary alcohol + O2 = an aldehyde + H2O2
Other name(s): ethanol oxidase
Systematic name: alcohol:oxygen oxidoreductase
Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD); acts on lower primary alcohols and unsaturated alcohols but branched-chain and secondary alcohols are not attacked.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9073-63-6
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