IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 4-nitrophenol 2-monooxygenase

Reaction: 4-nitrophenol + NADH + H+ + O2 = 4-nitrocatechol + NAD+ + H2O

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): 4-nitrophenol hydroxylase; 4-nitrophenol-2-hydroxylase

Systematic name: 4-nitrophenol,NADH:oxygen oxidoreductase (2-hydroxylating)

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 91116-87-9


1. Mitra, D. and Vaidyanathan, C.S. A new 4-nitrophenol 2-hydroxylase from a Nocardia sp. Biochem. Int. 8 (1984) 609-615. [PMID: 6477623]

[EC created 1989]

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