EC 1.14.13.43 - Questin monooxygenase

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EC 1.14.13.43

Names

Accepted name:
questin monooxygenase
Other name:
questin oxygenase
Systematic name:
questin,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (hydroxylating, anthraquinone-ring-opening)

Reaction

Comments:

The enzyme cleaves the anthraquinone ring of questin to form a benzophenone. Involved in the biosynthesis of the seco-anthraquinone (+)-geodin.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050246
CAS Registry Number: 115232-45-6

References

  1. Fujii, I., Ebizuka, Y. and Sankawa, U.
    A novel anthraquinone ring cleavage enzyme from Aspergillus terreus.
    J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 103 : 878-883 (1988). [PMID: 3182756]

[EC 1.14.13.43 created 1992]