IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: (+)-camphor 6-endo-hydroxylase

Reaction: (+)-camphor + reduced putidaredoxin + O2 = (+)-6-endo-hydroxycamphor + oxidized putidaredoxin + H2O

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Other name(s): P450camr

Systematic name: (+)-camphor,reduced putidaredoxin:oxygen oxidoreductase (6-endo-hydroxylating)

Comments: A cytochrome P-450 monooxygenase from the bacterium Rhodococcus sp. NCIMB 9784.

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1. Grogan, G., Roberts, G.A., Parsons, S., Turner, N.J. and Flitsch, S.L. P450camr, a cytochrome P450 catalysing the stereospecific 6-endo-hydroxylation of (1R)-(+)-camphor. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 59 (2002) 449-454. [PMID: 12172608]

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