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Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.690.416.305
Unique ID
D050557
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050557
Scope Note
Catalyzes the oxidation of catechol to 2-hydroxymuconate semialdehyde in the carbazole and BENZOATE degradation via HYDROXYLATION pathways. It also catalyzes the conversion of 3-methylcatechol to cis, cis-2-hydroxy-6-oxohept-2,4-dienoate in the TOLUENE and XYLENE degradation pathway. This enzyme was formerly characterized as EC 1.13.1.2.
Entry Term(s)
3-Sulfocatechol 2,3-Dioxygenase
Catechol-2,3-Dioxygenase
Metapyrocatechase
Pyrocatechol-2,3-Oxygenase
Registry Number
EC 1.13.11.2
Related Numbers
9029-46-3
Public MeSH Note
2006; CATECHOL 2,3,-DIOXYGENASE was indexed under DIOXYGENASES 1981-2005, under CATECHOLS 1975-1980, & under CATECHOL 1973-1974
History Note
2006(1981)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2009/07/15
Catechol 2,3-Dioxygenase Preferred
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