EC - cis-1,2-dihydrobenzene-1,2-diol dehydrogenase

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Accepted name:
cis-1,2-dihydrobenzene-1,2-diol dehydrogenase
Other names:
cis-1,2-dihydrocyclohexa-3,5-diene (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) oxidoreductase
cis-benzene glycol dehydrogenase
Systematic name:
cis-1,2-dihydrobenzene-1,2-diol:NAD+ oxidoreductase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UM-BBD , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00060
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0018504
CAS Registry Number: 51923-03-6


  1. Axcell, B.C. and Geary, P.J.
    The metabolism of benzene by bacteria. Purification and some properties of the enzyme cis-1,2-dihydroxycyclohexa-3,5-diene (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) oxidoreductase (cis-benzene glycol dehydrogenase).
    Biochem. J. 136: 927-934 (1973). [PMID: 4362337]
  2. 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 created 1972]