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Information on EC 1.13.11.66 - hydroquinone 1,2-dioxygenase

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The enzyme is an extradiol-type dioxygenase, and is a member of the nonheme-iron(II)-dependent dioxygenase family. It catalyses the ring cleavage of a wide range of hydroquinone substrates to produce the corresponding 4-hydroxymuconic semialdehydes.
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The enzyme appears in viruses and cellular organisms
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HQDO, hydroquinone 1,2-dioxygenase, hydroquinone dioxygenase, LinE, mnpC, PcpA, PdcDE, PnpC1, PnpC2, PnpCD, more
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benzene-1,4-diol + O2 = (2Z,4E)-4-hydroxy-6-oxohexa-2,4-dienoate
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