lignin peroxidasemedical dictionary


<cell biology> Requires h2o2; fungal enzyme degrades the lignin model cpd 1-(3',4'-diethoxyphenyl)-1,3-dihydroxy-(4-''-methoxyphenyl)propane (diarylpropropane); also catalyses the oxidation of veratryl alcohol to veratryl aldehyde in the presence of h2o2

Registry number: EC 1.11.1.-

Synonyms: diarylpropane oxygenase

(26 Jun 1999)

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