This periplasmic quinoprotein alcohol dehydrogenase, characterized from the bacterium Thauera butanivorans, is involved in butane degradation. It contains a pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) prosthetic group. cf. EC 184.108.40.206, 1-butanol dehydrogenase (cytochrome c).
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