kynurenine 3-monooxygenase


kynurenine 3-monooxygenase
kyn·ure·nine 3-mono·oxy·gen·ase (kīn-uґrə-nēn″ mon″o-okґsĭ-jən-ās) [EC 1.14.13.9] an enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that catalyzes the hydroxylation of kynurenine as a step in the metabolism of tryptophan. The enzyme is a flavoprotein, containing FAD, and the reaction requires NADPH.

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  • kynurenine 3-hydroxylase — kyn·ure·nine 3 hy·drox·y·lase (kīn uґrə nēn″ hi drokґsĭ lās) kynurenine 3 monooxygenase …   Medical dictionary

  • kynurenine — A product of the metabolism of l tryptophan, excreted in the urine in small amounts; elevated in cases of vitamin B6 deficiency. k. formamidase SYN: formamidase. k. 3 hydroxylase SYN: k. 3 monooxygenase. k. 3 monooxygenase an enzyme catalyzing… …   Medical dictionary

  • Kynurenin-3-Monooxygenase — Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 486 Aminosäuren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • KMO (gene) — Kynurenine 3 monooxygenase (kynurenine 3 hydroxylase), also known as KMO, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: KMO kynurenine 3 monooxygenase (kynurenine 3 hydroxylase)| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene… …   Wikipedia

  • List of EC numbers (EC 1) — This list contains a list of EC numbers for the first group, EC 1, oxidoreducatases, placed in numerical order as determined by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.EC 1.1 Acting on the CH OH …   Wikipedia

  • 3-hydroxykynurénine — Structure de la 3 hydroxy L kynurénine Général Nom IUPAC acide 2 amino 4 (2 amino 3 hydro …   Wikipédia en Français

  • List of EC numbers (EC 2) — This list contains a list of EC numbers for the second group, EC 2, transferases, placed in numerical order as determined by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.EC 2.1: Transferring One… …   Wikipedia

  • 5HTP — Strukturformel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5hydroxytryptophan — Strukturformel …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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