IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: hydroxyphytanate oxidase

Reaction: L-2-hydroxyphytanate + O2 = 2-oxophytanate + H2O2

Other name(s): L-2-hydroxyphytanate:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase

Systematic name: L-2-hydroxyphytanate:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 114454-12-5


1. Vamecq, J. and Draye, J.P. The enzymatic and mass spectrometric identification of 2-oxophytanic acid, a product of the peroxisomal oxidation of l-2-hydroxyphytanic acid. Biomed. Environ. Mass Spectrom. 15 (1988) 345-351. [PMID: 3288289]

[EC created 1990]

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