catechol oxidase

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cat·e·chol ox·i·dase

an enzyme oxidizing catechols to 1,2-benzoquinones, with O2.
See also: monophenol monooxygenase.
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(1.) Williamson P R., "Biochemical And Molecular Characterization Of The Diphenol Oxidase Of Cryptococcus Neoformans: Identification As A Laccase," Journal of bacteriology, 1994; 176(3): Pp.
But however these laccases (diphenol oxidases) were found in insects and bacteria.