Ligand methylhydroquinone

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Basic Ligand Information

Molecular Structure
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Molecular Formula
BRENDA Name
InChIKey
C7H8O2
methylhydroquinone
CNHDIAIOKMXOLK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Synonyms:
2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinol, 2-methyl-1,4-hydroquinone, 2-methylbenzene-1,4-diol, 2-methylhydroquinone, methyl-1,4-benzoquinol, methyl hydroquinone, methylquinol, p-toluoquinol, toluhydroquinone

Roles as Enzyme Ligand

In Vivo Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
PROVEN IN VIVO REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
2-methylhydroquinone + O2 = ?
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Substrate in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (8 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
2-methylhydroquinone + O2 = ?
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Mn2+ + methylhydroquinone = ?
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Product in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (18 results)

EC NUMBER
REACTION
REACTION DIAGRAM
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
toluene + H2O2 = benzyl alcohol + benzaldehyde + benzoic acid + 2-cresol + 4-cresol + methylhydroquinone + H2O
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NADH + p-toluoquinone = NAD+ + p-toluoquinol
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2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone + NADH = 2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinol + NAD+
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NADH + H+ + 2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone = NAD+ + 2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinol
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Activator in Enzyme-catalyzed Reactions (1 result)

EC NUMBER
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE
ENZYME 3D STRUCTURE
0.5 mM, increase in expression of azoR mRNA relative to the expression at zero time before stress is applied, at 10 min 46.0, at 20 min 129.1
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Enzyme Kinetic Parameters

KM Value (2 results)

EC NUMBER
KM VALUE [MM]
KM VALUE MAXIMUM [MM]
COMMENTARY
LITERATURE

References & Links

Links to other databases for methylhydroquinone

ChEBI
PubChem
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