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