Cholesterol oxidase (CHOD) is a monomeric flavoprotein containing FAD that catalyzes the first step in cholesterol catabolism. This bifunctional enzyme oxidizes cholesterol to cholest-5-en-3-one in an FAD-requiring step, which is then isomerized to cholest-4-en-3-one with the release of H2O2.
CHOD, Recombinant (Nocardia sp.)
Enzyme Commission Number
Glucose oxidase <0.01% Catalase <1.00% Uricase <0.01%
EC 126.96.36.199, cholesterol-O2 oxidoreductase; 3β-hydroxy steroid oxidoreductase; 3β-hydroxysteroid:oxygen oxidoreductase; 9028-76-6