Reaction: 4-nitrophenol + NADH + H+ + O2 = 4-nitrocatechol + NAD+ + H2O
For diagram of reaction click here.
Other name(s): 4-nitrophenol hydroxylase; 4-nitrophenol-2-hydroxylase
Systematic name: 4-nitrophenol,NADH:oxygen oxidoreductase (2-hydroxylating)
Comments: A flavoprotein (FAD).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number: 91116-87-9
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