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Information on EC 1.13.11.2 - catechol 2,3-dioxygenase

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IUBMB Comments

Requires FeII. The enzyme initiates the meta-cleavage pathway of catechol degradation.

The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms

Synonyms
oxygenase, catechol 2,3-dioxygenase, catechol-2,3-dioxygenase, metapyrocatechase, catechol 2,3-oxygenase, meta-cleavage dioxygenase, catechol 2,3 dioxygenase, c23os, c2,3o, extradiol-cleaving catecholic dioxygenase, more

REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
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ORGANISM
UNIPROT
LITERATURE
catechol + O2 = 2-hydroxymuconate-6-semialdehyde
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