IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-hydroxybenzoate 2-monooxygenase

Reaction: 3-hydroxybenzoate + reduced acceptor + O2 = 2,3-dihydroxybenzoate + acceptor + H2O

Other name(s): 3-hydroxybenzoate 2-hydroxylase; 3-HBA-2-hydroxylase

Systematic name: 3-hydroxybenzoate,hydrogen-donor:oxygen oxidoreductase (2-hydroxylating)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 73507-96-7


1. Daumy, G.O. and McColl, A.S. Induction of 3-hydroxybenzoate 2-hydroxylase in a Pseudomonas testosteroni mutant. J. Bacteriol. 149 (1982) 384-385. [PMID: 7054148]

[EC created 1984]

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