IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 1.3.1.68

Accepted name: 1,2-dihydroxy-6-methylcyclohexa-3,5-dienecarboxylate dehydrogenase

Reaction: 1,2-dihydroxy-6-methylcyclohexa-3,5-dienecarboxylate + NAD+ = 3-methylcatechol + NADH + CO2

Systematic name: 1,2-dihydroxy-6-methylcyclohexa-3,5-dienecarboxylate:NAD+ oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)

Comments: Involved in the o-xylene degradation pathway in bacteria.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, UM-BBD, CAS registry number:

References:

1. Higson, F.K. and Focht, D.D. Degradation of 2-methylbenzoic acid by Pseudomonas cepacia MB2. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58 (1992) 194-200. [PMID: 1371658]

[EC 1.3.1.68 created 2000]


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