Pyruvate oxidase from Escherichia coli (EcPOX) is a thiamin diphosphate- (ThDP) and FAD-dependent peripheral membrane protein that carries out the irreversible oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate to acetate and carbon dioxide. Concomitant two-electron reduction of the flavin cofactor was suggested to induce a structural rearrangement of the C-terminus triggering recruitment of the protein from the...
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