Family

Inositol oxygenase (IPR007828)

Short name: Inositol_oxygenase

Family relationships

None.

Description

Inositol oxygenase (EC:1.13.99.1) is involved in the biosynthesis of UDP-glucuronic acid (UDP-GlcA), providing nucleotide sugars for cell-wall polymers. It may be also involved in plant ascorbate biosynthesis [PMID: 15660207, PMID: 14976233].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0019310 inositol catabolic process
GO:0055114 oxidation-reduction process

Molecular Function

GO:0050113 inositol oxygenase activity
GO:0005506 iron ion binding

Cellular Component

GO:0005737 cytoplasm

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
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