KEGG   REACTION: R08838Help
Entry
R08838                      Reaction                               

Name
benzoate,NADPH:oxygen oxidoreductase (2-hydroxylating)
Definition
Benzoate + NADPH + Oxygen <=> Salicylate + NADP+ + H2O
Equation
Comment
benzoic acid 2-hydroxylase (BA2H)
Reaction class
RC00001  C00005_C00006
RC00046  C00180_C00805
Enzyme
1.14.13.-
Pathway
rn00360  Phenylalanine metabolism
rn01110  Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Reference
1  [PMID:7479795]
  Authors
Leon J, Shulaev V, Yalpani N, Lawton MA, Raskin I.
  Title
Benzoic acid 2-hydroxylase, a soluble oxygenase from tobacco, catalyzes salicylic acid biosynthesis.
  Journal
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 92:10413-7 (1995)
DOI:10.1073/pnas.92.22.10413

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