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Substance Name: L-Amino acid oxidase
RN: 9000-89-9


  • An enzyme that catalyzes the oxidative deamination of L-amino acids to KETO ACIDS with the generation of AMMONIA and HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. L-amino acid oxidase is widely distributed in and is thought to contribute to the toxicity of SNAKE VENOMS.

Classification Code

  • Natural Product
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • L-Amino acid oxidase

MeSH Heading

  • L-Amino Acid Oxidase


  • Aromatic L-amino acid oxidase
  • E.C.
  • EINECS 232-564-0
  • L-Amino acid oxidase
  • L-Aminooxidase

Systematic Name

  • Oxidase, L-amino acid

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9000-89-9

System Generated Number

  • 0009000899


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 1880ug/kg (1.88mg/kg)   Toxicon. Vol. 1, Pg. 229, 1963.