Kynurenine 3-monooxygenase

Target id: 2886

Nomenclature: Kynurenine 3-monooxygenase

Family: 1.14.13.9 kynurenine 3-monooxygenase

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Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human 2 486 1q42-q44 KMO kynurenine 3-monooxygenase 1
Mouse 2 479 1 H4 Kmo kynurenine 3-monooxygenase (kynurenine 3-hydroxylase)
Rat 2 478 13q25 Kmo kynurenine 3-monooxygenase
Previous and Unofficial Names
kynurenine 3-hydroxylase | kynurenine 3-monooxygenase (kynurenine 3-hydroxylase)
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Enzyme Reaction
EC Number: 1.14.13.9
Description Reaction Reference
L-kynurenine + NADPH + O2 <=> 3-hydroxy-L-kynurenine + NADP(+) + H2O

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Inhibitors
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Ligand Sp. Action Affinity Units Reference
GSK180 Hs Inhibition 8.2 pIC50 2
pIC50 8.2 [2]
Description: Biochemical assay using human KMO expressed as a GST-fusion protein in a baculovirus expression system.
Immunopharmacology Comments
GSK120 inhibition of KMO prevents multiple organ failure in rodent models of acute pancreatitis [2] (arises from excessive alcohol consumption)- no current therapy

References

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1. Alberati-Giani D, Cesura AM, Broger C, Warren WD, Röver S, Malherbe P. (1997) Cloning and functional expression of human kynurenine 3-monooxygenase. FEBS Lett.410 (2-3): 407-12. [PMID:9237672]

2. Mole DJ, Webster SP, Uings I, Zheng X, Binnie M, Wilson K, Hutchinson JP, Mirguet O, Walker A, Beaufils B et al.. (2016) Kynurenine-3-monooxygenase inhibition prevents multiple organ failure in rodent models of acute pancreatitis. Nat. Med.,  [Epub ahead of print]. [PMID:26752518]

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1.14.13.9 kynurenine 3-monooxygenase: Kynurenine 3-monooxygenase. Last modified on 08/02/2016. Accessed on 17/10/2017. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/ObjectDisplayForward?objectId=2886.