IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: orcinol 2-monooxygenase

Reaction: orcinol + NADH + H+ + O2 = 2,3,5-trihydroxytoluene + NAD+ + H2O

Other name(s): orcinol hydroxylase

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

Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EAWAG-BBD, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37217-34-8


1. Otha, Y. and Ribbons, D.W. Crystallization of orchinol hydroxylase from Pseudomonas putida. FEBS Lett. 11 (1970) 189-192.

[EC created 1972]

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