Kynurenine 3-monooxygenase | definition of kynurenine 3-monooxygenase by Medical dictionary
an enzyme catalyzing addition of a hydroxyl group to l-kynurenine, with the aid of NADPH and O2, producing 3-hydroxy-l-kynurenine, NADP+, and water; a step in the catabolism of l-tryptophan.
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L-Kynurenine (L-Kyn) (kynurenine hydroxylation 3-hydroxylase) -0.