KEGG   ENZYME: 1.2.3.13Help
Entry
EC 1.2.3.13                 Enzyme                                 

Name
4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate oxidase
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on the aldehyde or oxo group of donors;
With oxygen as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate:oxygen oxidoreductase (decarboxylating)
Reaction(IUBMB)
2 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate + O2 = 2 4-hydroxyphenylacetate + 2 CO2 [RN:R00042]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate [CPD:C01179];
O2 [CPD:C00007]
Product
4-hydroxyphenylacetate [CPD:C00642];
CO2 [CPD:C00011]
Comment
Involved in tyrosine degradation pathway in Arthrobacter sp.
History
EC 1.2.3.13 created 2000
Pathway
Tyrosine metabolism
Reference
1  [PMID:20216]
  Authors
Blakley ER.
  Title
The catabolism of L-tyrosine by an Arthrobacter sp.
  Journal
Can. J. Microbiol. 23 (1977) 1128-39.
Other DBs
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CAS: 
78213-74-8

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