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Accepted name: methanethiol oxidase
Reaction: methanethiol + O2 + H2O = formaldehyde + hydrogen sulfide + H2O2
For diagram of dimethyl sulfide catabolism, click here
Other name(s): methylmercaptan oxidase; methyl mercaptan oxidase; (MM)-oxidase; MT-oxidase
Systematic name: methanethiol:oxygen oxidoreductase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 289686-00-6
1.  Suylen, G.M.H., Large, P.J., van Dijken, J.P. and Kuenen, J.G. Methylmercaptan oxidase, a key enzyme in the metabolism of methylated sulphur compounds by Hyphomicrobium EG. J. Gen. Microbiol. 133 (1987) 2989–2997.
[EC created 1990]

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