, a synephrine dehydratase
is an enzyme
the chemical reaction
- 1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-(methylamino)ethanol (4-hydroxyphenyl)acetaldehyde + methylamine
Hence, this enzyme has one substrate, 1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-(methylamino)ethanol, and two products, 4-hydroxyphenylacetaldehyde and methylamine.
This enzyme belongs to the family of lyases, specifically the hydro-lyases, which cleave carbon-oxygen bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is 1-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-(methylamino)ethanol hydro-lyase (methylamine-forming).
- Veeraswamy M, Devi NA, Kutty RK, Rao PV "Conversion of (+/-)-synephrine into p-hydroxyphenylacetaldehyde by Arthrobacter synephrinum. A novel enzymic reaction". Biochem. J. 159 807–9.
- The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is .
Gene Ontology (GO) codes