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  • Moosvi, S.A.; Pacheco, C.C.; McDonald, I.R.; De Marco, P.; Pearce, D.A.; Kelly, D.P.; Wood, A.P.
    Isolation and properties of methanesulfonate-degrading Afipia felis from Antarctica and comparison with other strains of A. felis (2005), Environ. Microbiol., 7, 22-33.
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Activating Compound

Activating Compound Comment Organism Structure
FAD adding 4 mM FAD and 100 mM ferrous ions stimulates Afipia felis


Organism UniProt Comment Textmining
Afipia felis A4L9N9 methanesulfonate monooxygenase hydroxylase alpha subunit

Specific Activity [micromol/min/mg]

Specific Activity Minimum [µmol/min/mg] Specific Activity Maximum [µmol/min/mg] Comment Organism
strain 25E1, pH 7.0, 30°C Afipia felis
strain 25E1, presence of FAD, ferrous ions and KCN, pH 7.0, 30°C Afipia felis

Substrates and Products (Substrate)

Substrates Comment Substrates Organism Products Comment (Products) Rev. Reac.
methanesulfonate + NADH + H+ + O2
Afipia felis formaldehyde + NAD+ + sulfite + H2O


Synonyms Comment Organism
Afipia felis


Cofactor Comment Organism Structure
Afipia felis

General Information

General Information Comment Organism
physiological function all strains isolated grow with methanesulfonate as sole carbon substrate Afipia felis