IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dibenzothiophene dihydrodiol dehydrogenase

Reaction: cis-1,2-dihydroxy-1,2-dihydrodibenzothiophene + NAD+ = 1,2-dihydroxydibenzothiophene + NADH + H+

Systematic name: cis-1,2-dihydroxy-1,2-dihydrodibenzothiophene:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Comments: Involved in the dibenzothiophene degradation pathway in bacteria.

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1. Laborde, A.L. and Gibson, D.T. Metabolism of dibenzothiophene by a Beijerinckia species. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 34 (1977) 783-790. [PMID: 596875]

2. Denome, S.A., Stanley, D.C., Olson, E.S. and Young, K.D. Metabolism of dibenzothiophene and naphthalene in Pseudomonas strains: complete DNA sequence of an upper naphthalene catabolic pathway. J. Bacteriol. 175 (1993) 6890-6901. [PMID: 8226631]

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