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Accepted name: putrescine oxidase
Reaction: putrescine + O2 + H2O = 4-aminobutanal + NH3 + H2O2
Glossary: putrescine = butane-1,4-diamine
Systematic name: putrescine:oxygen oxidoreductase (deaminating)
Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD). 4-Aminobutanal condenses non-enzymically to 1-pyrroline.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9076-87-3
1.  DeSa, R.J. Putrescine oxidase from Micrococcus rubens. Purification and properties of the enzyme. J. Biol. Chem. 247 (1972) 5527–5534. [PMID: 4341347]
2.  Yamada, H. Putrescine oxidase (Micrococcus rubens). Methods Enzymol. 17B (1971) 726–730.
[EC created 1976]

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