Reaction: (S)-N-methylcoclaurine + [reduced NADPHhemoprotein reductase] + O2 = (S)-3'-hydroxy-N-methylcoclaurine + [oxidized NADPHhemoprotein reductase] + H2O
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Other name(s): N-methylcoclaurine 3'-hydroxylase; CYP80B1 (gene name)
Systematic name: (S)-N-methylcoclaurine,[reduced NADPHhemoprotein reductase]:oxygen oxidoreductase (3'-hydroxylating)
Comments: A cytochrome P-450 (heme-thiolate) protein involved in benzylisoquinoline alkaloid synthesis in higher plants.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Pauli, H.H. and Kutchan, T.M. Molecular cloning and functional heterologous expression of two alleles encoding (S)-N-methylcoclaurine 3'-hydroxylase (CYP80B1), a new methyl jasmonate-inducible cytochrome P-450-dependent mono-oxygenase of benzylisoquinoline alkaloid biosynthesis. Plant J. 13 (1998) 793-801. [PMID: 9681018]