IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2,4'-dihydroxyacetophenone dioxygenase

Reaction: 2,4'-dihydroxyacetophenone + O2 = 4-hydroxybenzoate + formate

Other name(s): (4-hydroxybenzoyl)methanol oxygenase

Systematic name: 2,4'-dihydroxyacetophenone oxidoreductase (C-C-bond-cleaving)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 257617-97-3


1. Hopper, D.J. Oxygenase properties of the (4-hydroxybenzoyl)methanol-cleavage enzyme from an Alcaligenes sp. Biochem. J. 239 (1986) 469-472. [PMID: 3814084]

[EC created 1989]

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