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Entry
EC 1.6.5.6                  Enzyme                                 

Name
p-benzoquinone reductase (NADPH)
Class
Oxidoreductases;
Acting on NADH or NADPH;
With a quinone or similar compound as acceptor
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
NADPH:p-benzoquinone oxidoreductase
Reaction(IUBMB)
NADPH + H+ + p-benzoquinone = NADP+ + hydroquinone [RN:R05244]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
NADPH [CPD:C00005];
H+ [CPD:C00080];
p-benzoquinone [CPD:C00472]
Product
NADP+ [CPD:C00006];
hydroquinone [CPD:C00530]
Comment
Involved in the 4-nitrophenol degradation pathway in bacteria.
History
EC 1.6.5.6 created 2000
Pathway
Aminobenzoate degradation
Microbial metabolism in diverse environments
Reference
1  [PMID:16348446]
  Authors
Spain JC, Gibson DT.
  Title
Pathway for Biodegradation of p-Nitrophenol in a Moraxella sp.
  Journal
Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 57 (1991) 812-819.
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