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Benzopyrene Hydroxylase MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Benzopyrene Hydroxylase
Tree Number(s)
D08.244.453.005.110
D08.811.682.690.708.170.010.110
D12.776.422.220.453.010.110
Unique ID
D001579
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001579
Annotation
a cytochrome
Scope Note
A drug-metabolizing, cytochrome P-448 (P-450) enzyme which catalyzes the hydroxylation of benzopyrene to 3-hydroxybenzopyrene in the presence of reduced flavoprotein and molecular oxygen. Also acts on certain anthracene derivatives. An aspect of EC 1.14.14.1.
Entry Term(s)
Benzo(a)pyrene Hydroxylase
Benzo(a)pyrene Monooxygenase
Benzopyrene-3-Monooxygenase
Registry Number
EC 1.14.14.-
Previous Indexing
Benzopyrenes (1968-1974)
Hydroxylases (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ARYL HYDROCARBON HYDROXYLASES 1977-90; was see under HYDROXYLASES 1975-76
History Note
91(75); was see under ARYL HYDROCARBON HYDROXYLASES 1977-90; was see under HYDROXYLASES 1975-76
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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