amino acid oxidase

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a·mi·no ac·id ox·i·dase

(ă-mē'nō as'id oks'-i-dās)
Flavoenzyme oxidizing, with O2 and H2O, either l- or d-amino acids specifically, to the corresponding 2-keto acids, NH3 and H2O2.
Compare: amino acid dehydrogenase
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[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: GHb, glycohemoglobin; [HbA.sub.1c], hemoglobin [A.sub.1c]; FAOD, tiructosyl amino acid oxidase; POD, peroxidase; JDS, Japanese Diabetic Society; and CE, confidence interval.
Primary structures of fungal fructosyl amino acid oxidases and their application to the measurement of glycated proteins.