Reaction: 3-dimethylallyl-4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate + O2 = 3-dimethylallyl-4-hydroxymandelate + CO2
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Other name(s): CloR
Systematic name: 3-dimethylallyl-4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate:oxygen 1,2-oxidoreductase (3-dimethylallyl-4-hydroxymandelate forming)
Comments: Requires non-heme-Fe(II). Isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces roseochromogenes DS 12976. A bifunctional enzyme involved in clorobiocin biosynthesis that also catalyses the activity of EC 22.214.171.124, 3-dimethylallyl-4-hydroxybenzoate synthase.
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1. Pojer, F., Kahlich, R., Kammerer, B., Li, S.M. and Heide, L. CloR, a bifunctional non-heme iron oxygenase involved in clorobiocin biosynthesis. J. Biol. Chem. 278 (2003) 30661-30668. [PMID: 12777382]