pyruvate oxidase

py·ru·vate ox·i·dase

an oxidoreductase catalyzing the reaction of pyruvate, phosphate, and O2 to yield acetyl phosphate, CO2, and H2O2.
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Subtype B3 is due to inborn errors of metabolism such as type I glycogen storage disease and pyruvate oxidase enzyme defects.3
In the assay pyruvate was oxidized by pyruvate oxidase via enzyme reaction to generate color and the intensity of the color was directly proportional to the pyruvate content of the sample.
Schneider, "A thiamin diphosphate binding fold revealed by comparison of the crystal structures of transketolase, pyruvate oxidase and pyruvate decarboxylase," Structure, vol.

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