Cytokinin oxidase

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Cytokinin oxidase

(Science: enzyme) Isopentenyladenosine to adenosine Irreversibly degrades cytokinin to adenine or respective derivative and unsaturated aldehyde derived from cytokinin's side chain. Uses FAD as cofactor and oxygen or artificial electron acceptor.

registry number: EC 1.5.99.12 ( http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iubmb/enzyme/EC1/5/99/12.html )