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  • Zhang, X.; Reddy, S.Y.; Bruice, T.C.
    Mechanism of methanol oxidation by quinoprotein methanol dehydrogenase (2007), Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104, 745-749.
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Metals/Ions Comment Organism Structure
Ca2+ required Methylophilus methylotrophus


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Methylophilus methylotrophus P38539 and P38540 P38539 (large subunit, alpha) and P38540 (small subunit, beta)


Reaction Comment Organism Reaction ID
a primary alcohol + 2 ferricytochrome cL = an aldehyde + 2 ferrocytochrome cL + 2 H+ detailed mechanism of methanol oxidation involving residues Asp297 and Glu171, structure-activity analysis by quantum mechanics and molecular mechanics, QM/MM, selfconsistent-charge density-functional tight-binding, SCC-DFTB, and molecular dynamics, the transition state involves Glu171-CO2- as general base Methylophilus methylotrophus


Synonyms Comment Organism
Methylophilus methylotrophus
quinoprotein methanol dehydrogenase
Methylophilus methylotrophus


Cofactor Comment Organism Structure
pyrroloquinoline quinone
Methylophilus methylotrophus