IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ecdysone oxidase

Reaction: ecdysone + O2 = 3-dehydroecdysone + H2O2

Other name(s): β-ecdysone oxidase

Systematic name: ecdysone:oxygen 3-oxidoreductase

Comments: 2,6-Dichloroindophenol can act as an acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 56803-12-4


1. Koolman, J. and Karlson, P. Ecdysone oxidase, an enzyme from the blowfly Calliphora erythrocephala (Meigen). Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 35 (1975) 1131. [PMID: 297]

[EC created 1976]

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