EC 1.14.12.3 - Benzene 1,2-dioxygenase

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EC 1.14.12.3

Names

Accepted name:
benzene 1,2-dioxygenase
Other names:
benzene dioxygenase
benzene hydroxylase
Systematic name:
benzene,NADH:oxygen oxidoreductase (1,2-hydroxylating)

Reaction

Cofactors

Comments:

A system, containing a reductase which is an iron-sulfur flavoprotein (FAD), an iron-sulfur oxygenase and ferredoxin. Requires Fe2+.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00493
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018619
CAS Registry Number: 9075-66-5
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Gibson, D.T., Koch, J.R. and Kallio, R.E.
    Oxidative degradation of aromatic hydrocarbons by microorganisms. I. Enzymatic formation of catechol from benzene.
    Biochemistry 7: 2653-2662 (1968). [PMID: 4298226]

[EC 1.14.12.3 created 1972]