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Mixed Function Oxygenases

Widely distributed enzymes that carry out oxidation-reduction reactions in which one atom of the oxygen molecule is incorporated into the organic substrate; the other oxygen atom is reduced and combined with hydrogen ions to form water. They are also known as monooxygenases or hydroxylases. These reactions require two substrates as reductants for each of the two oxygen atoms. There are different classes of monooxygenases depending on the type of hydrogen-providing cosubstrate (COENZYMES) required in the mixed-function oxidation.

Year introduced: 2003 (1966)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.682.690.708

MeSH Unique ID: D006899

Registry Number: EC 1.-

Entry Terms:

  • Oxygenases, Mixed Function
  • Monooxygenases
  • Hydroxylases
  • Mixed Function Oxidases
  • Oxidases, Mixed Function

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