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Catechol Oxidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Catechol Oxidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.690.708.125
Unique ID
D004156
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004156
Scope Note
An enzyme of the oxidoreductase class that catalyzes the reaction between catechol and oxygen to yield benzoquinone and water. It is a complex of copper-containing proteins that acts also on a variety of substituted catechols. EC 1.10.3.1.
Entry Term(s)
Diphenol Oxidase
Diphenol Oxidases
Polyphenol Oxidase
Polyphenoloxidase
Registry Number
EC 1.10.3.1
CAS Type 1 Name
1,2-Benzenediol:oxygen oxidoreductase
Previous Indexing
Oxidoreductases (1966-1967)
Tyrosine Decarboxylase (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
92; was DIPHENOL OXIDASES 1968-91
Online Note
use CATECHOL OXIDASE to search DIPHENOL OXIDASES 1968-91
History Note
92; was DIPHENOL OXIDASES 1968-91
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Catechol Oxidase Preferred
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