A flavoprotein (FAD) requiring thiamine diphosphate. Two reducing equivalents are transferred from the resonant carbanion/enamine forms of 2-hydroxyethyl-thiamine-diphosphate to the adjacent flavin cofactor, yielding 2-acetyl-thiamine diphosphate (AcThDP) and reduced flavin. FADH2 is reoxidized by O2 to yield H2O2 and FAD and AcThDP is cleaved phosphorolytically to acetyl phosphate and thiamine diphosphate .
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