- Formaldehyde dismutase
enzymology, a formaldehyde dismutase (EC number|18.104.22.168) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:2 formaldehyde formate + methanol
Hence, this enzyme has one substrate,
formaldehyde, and two products, formateand methanol.
This enzyme belongs to the family of
oxidoreductases, specifically those acting on the aldehyde or oxo group of donor with other acceptors. The systematic name of this enzyme class is formaldehyde:formaldehyde oxidoreductase. Other names in common use include aldehyde dismutase, and cannizzanase.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|85204-94-0."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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