IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: gibberellin 2β-dioxygenase

Reaction: gibberellin 1 + 2-oxoglutarate + O2 = 2β-hydroxygibberellin 1 + succinate + CO2

For reaction pathway click here.

Other name(s): gibberellin 2β-hydroxylase

Systematic name: (gibberellin-1),2-oxoglutarate:oxygen oxidoreductase (2β-hydroxylating)

Comments: Also acts on a number of other gibberellins.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 85713-20-8


1. Smith, V.A. and MacMillan, J. The partial-purification and characterization of gibberellin 2β-hydroxylases from seeds of Pisum sativum. Planta 167 (1986) 9-18.

[EC created 1990]

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