Does not contain a metal centre or organic cofactor. Fission of two C-C bonds: 2,4-dioxygenolytic cleavage with concomitant release of carbon monoxide. The enzyme from Pseudomonas putida is highly specific for this substrate.
EC 220.127.116.11 created 1999 as EC 18.104.22.168, transferred 2001 to EC 22.214.171.124 (EC 126.96.36.199 created 1999 deleted 2001 as identical)
2,4-dioxygenases catalyzing N-heterocyclic-ring cleavage and formation of carbon monoxide. Purification and some properties of 1H-3-hydroxy-4-oxoquinaldine 2,4-dioxygenase from Arthrobacter sp. Ru61a and comparison with 1H-3-hydroxy-4-oxoquinoline 2,4-dioxygenase from Pseudomonas putida 33/1.