6-chlorohydroxyquinol 1,2-dioxygenasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> A substrate-specific enzyme that cleaves the benzene ring from 6-chlorohydroxyquinol, hydroxyquinol but not catechol, chlorinated catechols and pyrogallol; from streptomyces rochei and azobacter sp.; the protein sequences from both show a high degree of similarity

Registry number: EC 1.13.11.-

Synonyms: 6chq-dioxygenase

(26 Jun 1999)