IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 6-oxocineole dehydrogenase

Reaction: 6-oxocineole + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 1,6,6-trimethyl-2,7-dioxabicyclo[3.2.2]nonan-3-one + NADP+ + H2O

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Other name(s): 6-oxocineole oxygenase

Systematic name: 6-oxocineole,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase

Comments: The product undergoes non-enzymic cleavage and subsequent ring closure to form the lactone 4,5-dihydro-5,5-dimethyl-4-(3-oxobutyl)furan-2(3H)-one.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 122933-80-6


1. Williams, D.R., Trudgill, P.W. and Taylor, D.G. Metabolism of 1,8-cineole by a Rhodococcus species - ring cleavage reactions. J. Gen. Microbiol. 135 (1989) 1957-1967.

[EC created 1992]

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