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Information on EC 1.4.9.1 - methylamine dehydrogenase (amicyanin)

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IUBMB Comments

Contains tryptophan tryptophylquinone (TTQ) cofactor. The enzyme oxidizes aliphatic monoamines and diamines, histamine and ethanolamine, but not secondary and tertiary amines, quaternary ammonium salts or aromatic amines.

The expected taxonomic range for this enzyme is: Bacteria, Eukaryota
Reaction Schemes
+
+
2
amicyanin
=
+
+
2
reduced amicyanin

Synonyms
methylamine dehydrogenase, quinohemoprotein amine dehydrogenase, qhndh, heme 2, qh-amdh, sqh-amdh, quinohemoprotein amine dehydrogenases, primary-amine dehydrogenase, quinohaemoprotein amine dehydrogenase, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
methylamine + H2O + 2 amicyanin = formaldehyde + NH3 + 2 reduced amicyanin
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