IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: rifamycin-B oxidase

Reaction: rifamycin B + O2 = rifamycin O + H2O2

Other name(s): rifamycin B oxidase

Systematic name: rifamycin-B:oxygen oxidoreductase

Comments: Acts also on benzene-1,4-diol and, more slowly, on some other p-quinols. Not identical with EC (catechol oxidase), EC (laccase), EC (o-aminophenol oxidase) or EC (3-hydroxyanthranilate oxidase).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 84932-52-5


1. Han, M.H., Seong, B.-L., Son, H.-J. and Mheen, T.-I. Rifamycin B oxidase from Monocillium spp., a new type of diphenol oxidase. FEBS Lett. 151 (1983) 36-40. [PMID: 6825839]

[EC created 1986]

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