IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: geranylhydroquinone 3"-hydroxylase

Reaction: geranylhydroquinone + NADPH + H+ + O2 = 3"-hydroxygeranylhydroquinone + NADP+ + H2O

Glossary: 3"-hydroxygeranylhydroquinone = 2-[(2Z)-3-(hydroxymethyl)-7-methylocta-2,6-dien-1-yl]benzene-1,4-diol

Other name(s): GHQ 3"-hydroxylase

Systematic name: geranylhydroquinone,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (3"-hydroxylating)

Comments: Contains cytochrome P450.

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1. Yamamoto, H., Inoue, K., Li, S.M. and Heide, L. Geranylhydroquinone 3"-hydroxylase, a cytochrome P-450 monooxygenase from Lithospermum erythrorhizon cell suspension cultures. Planta 210 (2000) 312-317. [PMID: 10664138]

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