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<cell biology> An enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that catalyses the reaction between l-tyrosine, l-dopa, and oxygen to yield l-dopa, dopaquinone, and water. It is a copper protein that acts also on catechols, catalyzing some of the same reactions as catechol oxidase.
Chemical name: Monophenol,L-dopa:oxygen oxidoreductase
Registry number: EC 18.104.22.168
(12 Dec 1998)
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