IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2,3-dihydroxyindole 2,3-dioxygenase

Reaction: 2,3-dihydroxyindole + O2 = anthranilate + CO2

Other name(s): 2,3-dihydroxyindole:oxygen 2,3-oxidoreductase (decyclizing)

Systematic name: 2,3-dihydroxyindole:oxygen 2,3-oxidoreductase (ring-opening)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37256-62-5


1. Fujioka, M. and Wada, H. The bacterial oxidation of indole. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 158 (1968) 70-78. [PMID: 5652436]

[EC created 1972]

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