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Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.690.708.557
Unique ID
D050601
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050601
Scope Note
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 1.14.1.2 and EC 1.99.1.5.
Entry Term(s)
Kynurenine 3-Hydroxylase
Kynurenine Hydroxylase
L-Kynurenine-3-Hydroxylase
Registry Number
EC 1.14.13.9
Related Numbers
9029-61-2
Public MeSH Note
2006; KYNURENINE 3-MONOOXYGENASE was indexed under MIXED FUNCTION OXYGENASES 1981-2005, & under KYNURENINE 1973-1980
History Note
2006(1980); KYNURENINE 1973-1979
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Kynurenine 3-Monooxygenase Preferred
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