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Substance Name: Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase
RN: 9029-61-2


  • An NADPH-dependent flavin monooxygenase that plays a key role in the catabolism of TRYPTOPHAN by catalyzing the HYDROXYLATION of KYNURENINE to 3-hydroxykynurenine. It was formerly characterized as EC and EC
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase

MeSH Heading

  • Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase


  • 3-Hydroxylase, Kynurenine
  • 3-Monooxygenase, Kynurenine
  • Hydroxylase, Kynurenine
  • Kynurenine 3 Hydroxylase
  • Kynurenine 3 Monooxygenase
  • Kynurenine 3-Hydroxylase
  • Kynurenine Hydroxylase
  • L Kynurenine 3 Hydroxylase
  • L-Kynurenine-3-Hydroxylase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9029-61-2

System Generated Number

  • 0009029612