IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: anthranilate 3-monooxygenase (deaminating)

Reaction: anthranilate + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 2,3-dihydroxybenzoate + NADP+ + NH3

Other name(s): anthranilate hydroxylase; anthranilate 2,3-dioxygenase (deaminating); anthranilate hydroxylase (deaminating); anthranilic hydroxylase; anthranilate 2,3-hydroxylase (deaminating)

Systematic name: anthranilate,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (3-hydroxylating, deaminating)

Comments: The enzyme from Aspergillus niger is an iron protein; that from the yeast Trichosporon cutaneum is a flavoprotein (FAD). Previously EC

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-68-1


1. Powlowski, J.B., Dagley, S., Massey, V. and Ballou, D.P. Properties of anthranilate hydroxylase (deaminating), a flavoprotein from Trichosporon cutaneum. J. Biol. Chem. 262 (1987) 69-74. [PMID: 3793735]

2. Subramanian, V. and Vaidyanathan, C.S. Anthranilate hydroxylase from Aspergillus niger: new type of NADPH-linked nonheme iron monooxygenase. J. Bacteriol. 160 (1984) 651-655. [PMID: 6501219]

[EC created 1972 as EC, transferred 1990 to EC]

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