CYP2F1 dehydrogenates 3-methylindole

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R-HSA-212005
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Reaction [transition]
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Homo sapiens
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3-methylindole (3MI) is a fermentation product of tryptophan. It is usually formed in the rumen of goats and cattle and in the large intestine of humans. CYP2F1 shows the highest activity towards the dehydrogenation of 3MI to form a methylene imine-reactive intermediate.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
10383923 Specific dehydrogenation of 3-methylindole and epoxidation of naphthalene by recombinant human CYP2F1 expressed in lymphoblastoid cells

Lanza, DL, Code, E, Crespi, CL, Gonzalez, FJ, Yost, GS

Drug Metab Dispos 1999
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monooxygenase activity of Cytochrome P450 (CYP2F1 based) [endoplasmic reticulum membrane]
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