EC - Rifamycin-B oxidase

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Accepted name:
rifamycin-B oxidase
Other name:
rifamycin B oxidase
Systematic name:
rifamycin-B:oxygen oxidoreductase



Acts also on benzene-1,4-diol and, more slowly, on some other p-quinols. Not identical with EC catechol oxidase, EC laccase, EC o-aminophenol oxidase or EC 3-hydroxyanthranilate oxidase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050264
CAS Registry Number: 84932-52-5


  1. Han, M.H., Seong, B.-L., Son, H.-J. and Mheen, T.-I.
    Rifamycin B oxidase from Monocillium spp., a new type of diphenol oxidase.
    FEBS Lett. 151: 36-40 (1983). [PMID: 6825839]

[EC created 1986]