An iron protein. The enzyme catalyses oxidative cleavage of the interphenyl double bond in the synthetic substrate and lignin-derived stilbenes. It is responsible for the degradation of a diarylpropane-type structure in lignin.
EC 188.8.131.52 created 1992
Kamoda, S., Habu, N., Samejima, M. and Yoshimoto, T.
Purification and some properties of lignostilbene-alphabeta- dioxygenase responsible for the Calpha-Cbeta cleavage of a diarylpropane type lignin model-compound from Pseudomonas sp TMY1009.