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Monophenol Monooxygenase

An enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that catalyzes the reaction between L-tyrosine, L-dopa, and oxygen to yield L-dopa, dopaquinone, and water. It is a copper protein that acts also on catechols, catalyzing some of the same reactions as CATECHOL OXIDASE. EC

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.682.690.708.125.500

MeSH Unique ID: D014442

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • Monooxygenase, Monophenol
  • Dopa Oxidase
  • Oxidase, Dopa
  • Phenol Oxidase
  • Oxidase, Phenol
  • Phenoloxidase
  • Tyrosinase
  • Cresolase
  • Phenoloxidase B
  • Phenoloxidase A

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