IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dimethylglycine oxidase

Reaction: N,N-dimethylglycine + H2O + O2 = sarcosine + formaldehyde + H2O2

Systematic name: N,N-dimethylglycine:oxygen oxidoreductase (demethylating)

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD). Does not oxidize sarcosine.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-30-7


1. Mori, N., Kawakami, B., Tani, Y. and Yamada, H. Purification and properties of dimethylglycine oxidase from Cylindrocarpon didymum M-1. Agric. Biol. Chem. 44 (1980) 1383-1389.

[EC created 1992]

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