IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: trans-cinnamate 2-monooxygenase

Reaction: trans-cinnamate + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 2-hydroxycinnamate + NADP+ + H2O

Other name(s): cinnamic acid 2-hydroxylase; cinnamate 2-monooxygenase; cinnamic 2-hydroxylase; cinnamate 2-hydroxylase; trans-cinnamic acid 2-hydroxylase

Systematic name: trans-cinnamate,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (2-hydroxylating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 53126-56-0


1. Gestetner, B. and Conn, E.E. The 2-hydroxylation of trans-cinnamic acid by chloroplasts from Melilotus alba Desr. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 163 (1974) 617-624. [PMID: 4153528]

[EC created 1976]

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