catechol 1,2-dioxygenase

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cat·e·chol 1,2-di·ox·y·gen·ase

(kat'ĕ-kol dē-oks'ē-jen'ās),
An oxidoreductase catalyzing oxidation of pyrocatechol, with O2, to cis-cis-muconate.
Synonym(s): catechase, pyrocatechase
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Modeling studies of the iron protein catechol dioxygenase is reported.
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